Mental Health Services for all of South Carolina

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Health Education Programs
Address:1823 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Description:Mental Health America, formally known as the Mental Health Association, is the oldest mental health advocacy organization in the nation. It is a grassroots, volunteer organization which educates civic groups, churches, the media, elected officials and the public about mental illness. It helps clients navigate the state mental health system and lobbies for sound mental health practices and funding in the S.C General Assembly. Click on "Affiliate Relations" to find contact information on a local affiliate near you.
Address:PO Box 1267
Columbia, SC 29202
800-788-5131 HelpLine
Description:This is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and treatment for people who suffer from mental illness and their families, through education, support and advocacy. They offer classes for families helping them to understand psychiatric disorders and how to care for their loved ones. They offer classes for professional providers of care, crisis intervention training, support for sufferers of psychiatric disorders,and support groups for their families.

(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Institute of Psychaitry)
Office Name:Department of Behavioral Sciences
Address:67 President Street, IOP 2 South, MSC 861
Charleston, SC 29425
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Description:The center offers a variety of assessment, intervention and treatment services to adults and children who are victims of violent crimes, as well as their families. They also treat victims of other forms of trauma, such as automobile accidents, house fires and natural disasters. Has several different programs including a community outreach program for those who are unable to come to the clinic; a Hispanic outreach program called Esperanza; and a program that helps domestic violence victims. A psychiatrist is also available once a week for to check patients' physical health and consult on medications. Services may be free for those who qualify for the SC Crime Victims Compensation program.

(National Alliance for Hispanic Health)
Phone:866-783-2645 Toll Free
Description:This helpline assists Hispanic families to get basic health information to help them prevent and manage chronic conditions and refer them to local health providers and federally supported programs, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Institute of Psychaitry)
Address:67 President Street, MSC 861
Charleston, SC 29425
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Description:Has advanced treatment options and uses state-of-the-art tools, such as brain imaging, genetics, brain pharmacology and therapies to better identify treatments for alcohol and substance abuse. Conducts clinical trials in substance abuse. Offers in-patient and out-patient treatment services.