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

News Release: VA Grants Funding for New State Veterans Nursing Homes

VA Grants Funding for New State Veterans Nursing Homes Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) has received official notification from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs assuring federal construction grant funding for additional state veterans’ nursing homes in Florence and Gaffney. Under the terms of the grant, the Veterans Administration… Read More