News Release: New Toll-Free Number Provides Hope for South Carolinians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2020 Contact: SCDMH: Tracy LaPointe • (803) 898-8582 • Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org DAODAS: Jimmy Mount • (803) 896-5562 • JMount@daodas.sc.gov New Toll-Free Number Provides Hope for South Carolinians Mental Health, Alcohol & Drug Agencies Launch Statewide Support Line Columbia, SC — The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH), in partnership with… Read More

News Release: Awareness Day Stresses Importance of Supporting Mental Health of Our Youth, Elders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2020 Contact: SCDMH Office of Public Affairs (803) 898-8582 Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org Awareness Day Stresses Importance of Supporting Mental Health of Our Youth, Elders Columbia, SC — May 7 is both Children’s Mental Health Day and Older Adults Mental Health Awareness Day. SCDMH challenges South Carolinians to reach out to kids and… Read More

SCDMH Marks Mental Health Month Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2020 Contact: SCDMH Office of Public Affairs (803) 898-8582 Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org SCDMH Marks Mental Health Month Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic Columbia, SC — May is Mental Health Month. This year, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health wants to remind our state of the services available to all, particularly in light of… Read More

News Release: Mental Health Receives Funding to Expand Suicide Prevention Lifeline in SC

News Release: October 17, 2019 Contact: SCDMH Office of Public Affairs (803) 898-8582 Columbia, SC — The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline announced Wednesday, October 10th that the SC Department of Mental Health has been awarded a FY20-21 State Capacity Building Initiative Grant by Vibrant Emotional Health, the nonprofit administrator of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.… Read More