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Housing and Homeless Programs For People With Mental Health Issues

The Housing and Homeless Programs of SCDMH provide technical assistance and funding through vendor contracts to organizations, primarily non-profit organizations, that provide housing and services to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Our mission is to provide people with mental illness the opportunity to live independently in the community of their choice with dignity and respect.

Telepsychiatry

A collaboration of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) in conjunction with the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, the State Budget and Control Board and the Public Service Commission. These agencies developed a two-way video conferencing capability which enables deaf students to communicate with their parents, caregivers, teachers and friends in their preferred language, American Sign Language. They partnered with BellSouth and PictureTel to initiate this pilot project that may have far-reaching impact on children with special needs and their families and enhance their quality of life.

Consumer Employment Program

Through the South Carolina Department of Mental Health Consumer Employment Program, such as Individual Placement and Supports Supported Employment, Work-In-Progress, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Job Coaches help people with mental illness seek, obtain, and maintain employment.

Consumer Employment Program

Through the South Carolina Department of Mental Health Consumer Employment Program, such as Individual Placement and Supports Supported Employment, Work-In-Progress, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Job Coaches help people with mental illness seek, obtain, and maintain employment.

Housing and Homeless Programs For People With Mental Health Issues

The Housing and Homeless Programs of SCDMH provide technical assistance and funding through vendor contracts to organizations, primarily non-profit organizations, that provide housing and services to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Our mission is to provide people with mental illness the opportunity to live independently in the community of their choice with dignity and respect.

Independent Advocacy Organizations

If you think you need some help outside of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health's Client Advocacy Program or their Consumer Affairs Program or is you are receiving mental health services from the private sector and want to be of help to others, please call any of these organizations during routine, business hours.

Self-Help Assistance for Mental Health Consumers

Helps connect individuals to self-help and advocacy resources, and offers expertise to self-help groups and other peer-run services for mental health consumers.

Telepsychiatry

A collaboration of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) in conjunction with the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, the State Budget and Control Board and the Public Service Commission. These agencies developed a two-way video conferencing capability which enables deaf students to communicate with their parents, caregivers, teachers and friends in their preferred language, American Sign Language. They partnered with BellSouth and PictureTel to initiate this pilot project that may have far-reaching impact on children with special needs and their families and enhance their quality of life.

Your Guide to Mental Health Treatment REVIEW in the Community

The steps you should take to obtain a review of your mental health treatment.

Emotional Responses to Traumatic Events

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has programs to help combat veterans deal with the emotional trauma of war. Those programs have enabled VA to become widely recognized within the medical community as a leader in assisting people deal with the aftermath of emotional events.

Consumer Employment Program

Through the South Carolina Department of Mental Health Consumer Employment Program, such as Individual Placement and Supports Supported Employment, Work-In-Progress, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Job Coaches help people with mental illness seek, obtain, and maintain employment.

Eating Disorders

Signs, symptoms, and how to help people suffering from eating disorders.

Emotional Responses to Traumatic Events

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has programs to help combat veterans deal with the emotional trauma of war. Those programs have enabled VA to become widely recognized within the medical community as a leader in assisting people deal with the aftermath of emotional events.

Mental Illness Fact Sheets

Mental illness fact sheets on a variety of different mental health topics.

Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau is a free service made available to groups and organizations throughout the state. The purpose of this service is to increase public awareness and enhance community education related to services and programs available through the mental health service delivery system in South Carolina. It also provides mental health system advocates and consumers a structure through which to share their message with the public.

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