South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Coastal Empire Community Mental Health Center

Coastal Empire Community
Mental Health Center

Address:1050 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: 843.524.3378

Hours of Operation:
8:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday
(limited evening hours, by appointment, at some locations)

Crisis/After Hours Phone: 1-800-922-7844

Coastal Empire Community Mental Health Center (CECMHC) offers a comprehensive array of services with priorities given to adults, children and their families affected by serious mental illnesses and significant emotional disorders.

CECMHC Outpatient Programs are
CARF Accredited.

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CECMHC is an outpatient facility of the S.C. Department of Mental Health. The Center has a caseload of about 2000 persons, served by about 100 staff members, across five counties.

Mission Statement: To support the recovery of people with mental illnesses

Our Priorities: The Center will give priority to adults and children with serious mental illnesses and serious emotional disturbances and will fulfill its legislative mandates. We will work cooperatively with other agencies, both private and public, to assure continuity of services based on the needs of the individual.

Core Values: Compassion. Responsibility. Compliance. Accountability. Progress.


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