News Release: SC Senator Katrina Shealy Receives Suicide Prevention Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2021 Contact: Jennifer Butler (803) 896-4352 Jennifer.butler@scdmh.org SC Senator Katrina Shealy Receives Suicide Prevention Award Columbia, SC – This morning, at the South Carolina Suicide Prevention Coalition’s quarterly meeting, South Carolina State Senator Katrina F. Shealy was presented the Suicide Prevention Champion Award by Associate Director of the American Foundation… Read More

News Release: SCDMH’s Jennifer Butler Receives Order of the Silver Crescent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2021 Contact: Tracy LaPointe (803) 898-8582 Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org Suicide Prevention Champion Receives South Carolina’s Highest Service Award Columbia, SC – This morning, Governor Henry McMaster presented the Order of the Silver Crescent to SCDMH’s Jennifer Butler, MSW, LISW/CP-S, at the South Carolina Suicide Prevention Coalition’s quarterly meeting. The Order of the… Read More

News Release: Maxwell Appointed to SC Mental Health Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2021 Contact: Tracy LaPointe l (803) 898-8582 l Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org               Maxwell Appointed to SC Mental Health Commission Columbia, SC – Crystal A. Maxwell, MD, of Fort Mill, has been appointed to serve as a member of the South Carolina Mental Health Commission, filling the seat for South Carolina’s Fifth Congressional… Read More

SCDMH Commemorates Mental Health Month 2021

May 3, 2021 Contact: SCDMH Office of Public Affairs (803) 898-8582 Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org SCDMH Commemorates Mental Health Month 2021 Amid pandemic, Agency reiterates the importance of good mental health in good times and bad Columbia, SC — May is Mental Health Month across the United States. This year, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health seeks… Read More

News Release: Levy, Mann Appointed to South Carolina Mental Health Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2021 Contact: Tracy LaPointe l (803) 898-8582 l Tracy.LaPointe@scdmh.org               Levy, Mann Appointed to SC Mental Health Commission Columbia, SC – Elliott Levy, MD, of Charleston and Bobby H. Mann, Jr., of Greenville, have been appointed to serve as members of the South Carolina Mental Health Commission, filling the seats… Read More