Jun 2022

Press Release: IMPH Releases Guide for Local Policymakers in Use of Opioid Settlement Funds

READ THE FULL REPORT S.C. will receive more than $360 million over the next 18 years Left to right: Hunter Sox, IMPH; Jared Libet, Office of ...

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May 2021

Press Release: IMPH and the South Carolina Behavioral Health Coalition (SCBHC) have jointly released the Behavioral Health 2021 Progress Report + One-pager in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

Read the full Report Read the One-pager The South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health and the South Carolina Behavioral Healt ...

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Nov 2020

Policy Brief: Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Providers + One-pager

Data demonstrates that many communities across South Carolina cannot meet the behavioral health needs of their residents. According to Menta ...

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Dec 2019

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Spread of Infectious Disease Through the Provision of Syringe Services Programs

Read the Full Report Read the One-pager IMPH has released a new policy brief, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Preventing the Spread ...

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Nov 2019

Update: Approaches to South Carolina School Mental Health Services Video Series

In October 2018, IMPH hosted a one-day Legislative Summit that convened Health Policy Fellows alumni, key stakeholders and IMPH board member ...

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Sep 2019

The State of Mental Health in America 2020

Mental Health America (MHA) released its 2020 State of Mental Health in America state rankings that factor in the prevalence of mental illne ...

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Jul 2019

Discussing Barriers to Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap

It is important to engage in these national discussions about the barriers that exist for closing the integration gap in behavioral health. ...

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Jun 2019

Coaxing Veterans Into Treatment to Prevent Suicides

Only half of the veterans who need mental health assistance are obtaining it. The VA system in South Carolina is working to accommodate vete ...

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Jun 2019

More employers are addressing mental health

"A new survey finds more employers are improving access to mental health care, including offering on-site counseling and online programs to ...

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