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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

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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  

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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.

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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

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Department of Social Services (DSS)

Main Phone: (843) 953-9400

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


Address: Teddie Pryor Social Services Bldg.
3685 Rivers Ave., Suite 101
N. 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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