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Local and State Resources
Able SC is a disability-led organization seeking transformational changes in systems, communities, and individuals.
Columbia Area Mental Health
Services include psychiatric medical assessments, nursing services, individual and group therapy, deaf and hard of hearing counseling, crisis services (24-hour phone assessment and in person until midnight), chronic mental illness, case management, DBT services.
• 2715 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203 (803) 898-4800
• Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, cash. Sliding scale.
Cooperative Health Behavioral Health Services
Cooperative Health provides consulting and behavioral medicine in Columbia, Pelion, and Hopkins. We have licensed social workers, professional therapists, nurse practitioners, and psychiatrists available to see you in a comfortable, people-friendly, and professional environment.
The Courage Center
Providing a safe, supportive setting for young people and families making their journey to recover from substance misuse and substance use disorder.
Family Connection of South Carolina
Changing lives by making connections, raising awareness, and promoting inclusion for those with disabilities and special healthcare needs. All services provided are free to families.
Harriet Hancock Center
For over 20 years, the Harriet Hancock Center has been providing support & services for the LGBTQ+ community in the Midlands area.
1108 Woodrow Street Columbia, SC 29205
The Hive Community Circle is a survivor-led, survivor-driven support organization helping women and girls in South Carolina overcome the trauma of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking. We are on a mission to provide unwavering support and compassion to the most impacted, yet most underserved survivors in SC.
Mental Health Tips + Resources in Columbia
This is an article from COLA TODAY that offers tips for managing your mental health, and gives additional resources that can be found in the greater Columbia, SC area.
NAMI Mid-Carolina recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and the quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. Mental illnesses should not be an obstacle to a full and meaningful life for persons who live with them. We will advocate at all levels to ensure that persons affected by mental illness receive the services they need and deserve in a timely fashion.
• (803) 206-2916
• Peer support groups for individuals with mental illness
Pathways to Healing
Pathways to Healing is a non-profit organization with the goal of putting an end to sexual violence via advocacy, education, and supportive services.
• 830 Forest Drive, Suite 201 Columbia, SC 29204
• (803) 790-8208 | Hotline 803-77-7273
South Carolina Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN)
• Shannon Geary, Project Director
• firstname.lastname@example.org (803)750-1200
• Provides resources and emergency funds for crime victims
Midlands Largest Homeless Center providing homeless men and women ages 18 and older access to our day center, hot meals, showers, service providers and housing.
Healthline covers all facets of physical and mental health openly and objectively because we’re here for the whole person — for your whole life. And because people come to us with unique challenges we listen closely and put empathy first across our organization. In everything from our personal perspectives to our commitment to inclusivity, you’ll see that we feel with you.
Mental Health America: Life on Campus
Mental health issues are on the rise on college campuses across the country. Better and accessible screening as well as earlier diagnosis of mental health conditions are critical to getting quality treatment and improving one's quality of life. This has allowed more students with mental health conditions to go on to college and be successful.
Mental Health in College
Support and resources from the National Alliance of Mental Illness. This site allows you to find your closest NAMI Support, no matter where you are.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States.
Trans Student Educational Resources
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students through advocacy and empowerment.
Counseling Services Webpage
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HILUV S. JOHNSON, DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING SERVICES
HARRELSON BUILDING | ROOM 101
SC Licensed Mastered Social Worker
p. 803.786.3727 f. 803.786.3576
To schedule a counseling appointment CLICK HERE
MILA BURGESS-CONWAY, MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR
HARRELSON BUILDING | ROOM 209
SC Licensed Professional Counselor
p. 803.786.3603 f. 803.786.3576
To schedule a counseling appointment CLICK HERE