The Charleston Chronicle, Help Is Available To The Mentally Ill Through Community Mental Health Centers

May 28, 2014 6:38 PM

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The Charleston Chronicle, Help Is Available To The Mentally Ill Through Community Mental Health Centers

As the nation reels from the tragedy of yet another mass murder perpetrated by a California man and atrocities are being addressed by the South Carolina Department of Corrections, mental health workers at Berkeley Community Mental Health Center in Moncks Corner want local residents to know that help is available.

May is Mental Health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health an estimated 26 percent of Americans ages 18 and older - about one in four adults - suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. About six percent, or one in 17 adults, suffer from a serious mental illness. Many...

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