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With two clinics and over 200 staff, the Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center (CDMHC) is one of the most innovative, diverse, and skilled treatment centers in the state of South Carolina.  The CDMHC, established in 1947, is one of 17 Centers operated by the South Carolina Department of Mental Health.

CDMHC is a healthcare organization committed to providing mental health services to the residents of Charleston and Dorchester Counties.  We have a talented team of psychiatrists, mental health counselors, nurses, case managers, and administrative staff who are passionate about helping people.  We believe in the importance of mental health as a major factor in contributing to your quality of life, and we provide services regardless of your ability to pay.

Come experience the special care and commitment you get from people who know and live mental health treatment every single day.

We provide outpatient counseling, psychiatric treatment, and support services to the following:

  • Adults with serious and persistent mental illness
  • Adults with major, acute psychiatric concerns
  • Children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance


CARF Accredited

Both clinics (Dorchester and Charleston) are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF ensures accredited organizations meet the highest possible standards for quality of services.

Note: CDMHC can serve a wide range of people to include individuals and families searching for Spanish and Portuguese speaking therapists.

Upcoming Events

CDMHC Earns Prestigious
2017 Leaders Innovating Telehealth Award!!

Learn more here...

2018 Lowcountry Mental Health Conference
August 2-3, 2018

CARF Accredited

Contact Us

Charleston Clinic: (843) 852-4100
Dorchester Clinic: (843) 873-5063
Business Office: (843) 212-8980
TTY: (800) 647-2066
Videophone: (803)807-2701