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

Happy National Nurses’ Week

Happy National #NursesWeek! The American Nurses Association has supported nurses and the nursing profession since 1896 and founded this annual celebration, which begins May 6 on #NationalNursesDay and ends May 12, the birthdate of Florence Nightingale. Did you know that SCDMH is home to more than 300 Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses across the state who serve… 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