April 8, 2019
It’s easy to judge something or someone from the outside and make certain assumptions. But just because someone is smiling doesn’t mean she’s happy, and just because someone isn’t bedridden doesn’t mean he isn’t sick. Click to read Laura’s article in the Bluffton Sun.
February 2, 2019
Local Life magazine is featuring NAMI Lowcountry and mental health in it’s February issue. Read about NAMI in the Non-profit Spotlight and Breaking the Silence around mental illness.
January 10, 2019
Public policy makes a difference in the lives of both the people living with mental health conditions and the people in their lives. Changes in policy can mean better outcomes. Our advocacy efforts have led to many victories including: Securing better funding for research. Protecting access to treatments and services. Attaining mental health parity to more »
July 26, 2018
The South Carolina Department of Mental Health announced its partnership with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in their Community Crisis Response & Intervention (CCRI) program. After several meetings with CCRI staff to discuss implementation, Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner provided two newly hired CCRI mental health counselors with offices at the Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement more »
May 19, 2018
In observance of Mental Health Month, the latest episode of “Lowcountry Law” highlights the Sheriff’s Office’s longstanding partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to provide training to deputy sheriffs and emergency dispatchers to better recognize and address situations involving those suffering from mental illness.
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