Category: Behavioral Health

November 17, 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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December 6, 2019

Update: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Spread of Infectious Disease

IMPH has released a new policy brief, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease Through the Provision o ...

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November 5, 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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September 18, 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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July 23, 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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June 26, 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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June 11, 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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June 11, 2019

Nationwide psychiatrist shortage’s impact on South Carolina

More individuals nationwide are seeking help for mental health concerns. While many are getting the help they need, the demand for workers i ...

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May 28, 2019

Mental Health Experts Urge Residents to Seek Help

The stigma around mental illness and treatment has resulted in serious consequences, as people often feel alone and too ashamed to seek trea ...

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