Employee Recognition

Employee Recognition It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2017 Outstanding Employee of the Year Winner and the 2018 Louise R. Hassenplug Winner. Maggie Johnson, 2017 DMH Employee of the Year The 2017 Outstanding Employee of the Year is Ms. Margaret Johnson with Columbia Area Mental Health Center, where she is the Nurse… Read More

VA Funding Available for Three 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 that construction grant funding for three additional State Veterans’ nursing homes is now available. SCDMH is the agency designated in statute to operate South Carolina’s State Veterans Nursing Homes. The Department currently operates… Read More

Art of Recovery 2018 Piccolo Spoleto Festival Exhibit and Reception

You’re Invited! The DMH Art of Recovery program is proud to be an official exhibitor at the 2018 Piccolo Spoleto Festival – our sixth year! The exhibit, sponsored by Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center and Mental Health Heroes, will feature works of visual art by 55 artists from across South Carolina; it is free and open… Read More

Senior Management Spotlight – Bellamy Earns Doctorate

Bellamy Earns Doctorate in Nursing Practice & Honored by Senate Deputy Director, DMH Division of Inpatient Services, Versie J. Bellamy, DNP The South Carolina Senate has issued a resolution honoring Deputy Director, DMH Division of Inpatient Services, Versie J. Bellamy, DNP, on the occasion of earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and to applaud… Read More