Emergencies Call: 843-414-2350

Who We Serve

The Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center provides emergency services, case management, outpatient counseling and psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families in both Charleston and Dorchester County.

We offer a wide variety of evidence-based mental health treatment services for a broad range of problem areas to include:

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (Complicated with Significant Behavioral Problems)
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Suicide Risk
  • Thought Disorders (e.g., Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective)
  • Trauma


Our Mission

To support the recovery of people with mental illnesses.

 We Practice Evidence Based Care!

Our mental health center is committed to providing clinical interventions and programs that are empirically-based  and proven to produce positive results. Below are some of the evidence-based practices we use on a daily basis.


Accessing Our Services

Are you or a loved one struggling and need help?  We are here for you and your family.  We offer same day appointments. Call us to schedule an appointment or to send our emergency team to assist you.

  • 24-Hour Emergency Line:  (843) 414-2350
  • Charleston Clinic: (843) 852-4100
  • Dorchester Clinic: (843) 873-5063

Deaf Services: (we also serve the Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind population)

TTY:  (800) 647-2066
Videophone: (803)807-2701

Insurances Accepted

  • BC/BS
  • BC/BS State Employee Plan
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare (Tricare requires a referral from the Primary care MD, and if that is obtained Tricare will pay Out-Of-Network benefits to our center).

No one is turned away for treatment regardless of their ability to pay.

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