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Help is Closer than You Think.....

If you are in a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to your local emergency room


Charleston Mobile Crisis

​Office of Emergency Services

SC Dept of Mental Health

Clinicians available to help 24/7


National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Free, available 24/7. A real person on the other side of the line to help talk you through the crisis.

Dial: 988

Crisis Text Line

For anyone in need of crisis assistance, to include thoughts of suicide. 

 Available 24/7

Text the word HOME to 741741  


SC Hopes & Tu Apolo

SC Hopes

Help for people in SC impacted by the stress and trauma of COVID-19, either personally or professionally. Available 24/7.

1-844 SC HOPES


Tu Apolo

Help for people in SC impacted by COVID -19.

Spanish Speaking.

Available 9:30am to 8pm.



Hearts & Hands Disaster Relief

2-1-1 and option #7 for the Disaster Database

 Provides clients with disaster relief case management for those families that have been affected by the storms. 

Online Mental Health Screener

Anonymous, safe, easy, free.


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

Emergency Dept for Psychiatric Evaluations

Address: 96 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: (843) 792-1414

MUSC Institute of Psychiatry

Trident Medical Center

Emergency Department

Address: 9330 Medical Plaza Dr, North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 797-7000

Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health

Phone: 843-747-5830

Address: 2777 Speissegger Drive, Charleston, SC 29405


Department of Social Services (DSS)

Main Phone: (843) 953-9400

Children & Adult Protective Serivces: (843) 953-9422

Address: 3366 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405

Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy

Address: PO Box 21833, Charleston, SC 29413

Phone: (843) 724-1212

American Red Cross

Main Phone: 1-800-RED-CROSS 


National Headquarters Dept Directory: 

(202) 303-5214

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