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Category: Behavioral Health

Jun 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 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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May 2019

Suicide Rate in SC Prisons Hits Record High as Mental Health Problems Grow

Eleven South Carolina prisoners committed suicide last year, double the number from 2017. Reports like IMPH’s “Hope for Tomorrow” and o ...

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May 2019

AHA: The top 6 policy priorities that could improve behavioral health care access at hospitals and save billions

Issues such as the opioid epidemic and an increased suicide rate in the U.S. are increasing demand for behavioral health care services, whil ...

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May 2019

How Healthcare Organizations are Fusing Primary Care and Behavioral Health

Innovative health systems nationwide are working to fuse together primary care and behavioral health, addressing a changing population and h ...

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Oct 2016

2016 Progress Report – Hope for Tomorrow: The Collective Approach for Transforming SC’s Behavioral Health Systems

Read the Progress Report Significant Progress Made in SC Behavioral Health Services and Supports The South Carolina Institute of Medicine ...

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May 2016

One Year Update – Behavioral Health Taskforce

“One Year Update – Behavioral Health Taskforce” provides a brief status update on the processes and structure developed to help achieve the ...

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May 2015

Hope for Tomorrow: The Collective Approach for Transforming South Carolina’s Behavioral Health Systems

Read the Full Report Read the Executive Summary “Hope for Tomorrow: The Collective Approach for Transforming South Carolina’s Behavioral Hea ...

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May 2015

Behavioral Health Taskforce Brief

The “Taskforce Brief” provides a short overview of the work and recommendations published in the full report of the Behavioral Health T ...

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