Pee Dee Mental Health Center
Serving: Florence, Darlington, and Marion Counties


The Pee Dee Mental Health Center provides comprehensive mental health services to people who are experiencing emotional and psychiatric distress.  Goals and interventions vary according to the need and severity of the illness.  The following is a list of some of the services and programs offered.

Assessment helps determine your need for Pee Dee Mental Health Center services and programs.  The counselor works cooperatively with you to develop a treatment plan that will address your specific needs.

Counseling can be provided individually or in a group.  Individual counseling is carried out between you and the therapist.  Group counseling is provided with other people who have goals similar to yours.  These services are designed to help you work on your individual goals.

Case Management assists and supports you in receiving appropriate and needed medical, social, education, or other services that could include referrals to other provider(s) in the community.

Crisis Intervention Services has a staff available to respond to crisis needs when they arise.  You can expect a telephone call or face-to-face visit.  This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can be used by calling the following number for your county: 843-317-4073.

Medical Services are provided by doctors and nurses.  The doctors will review you health history and present needs.  He or she will make an accurate diagnosis and, if necessary, order appropriate tests and prescribe medication.  The nurse can answer any question you may have about the purpose and function of the medication and also monitor your response to the medication.  Our medical staff will review your progress over time and make any necessary adjustment in your medication to best meet your needs.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Program is for people with serious mental illness.  Group activities and discussions are designed to develop skills that promote independence, increase self-esteem, and educate consumers, family members, and the community about the mental illness.

Community Support Services Program is for people with serious mental illnesses.  The program provides support and helps to maintain or reduce symptoms, promote growth, and independence.  This program includes Housing, Towards Local Care, Employment, and Out Reach Programs.

Towards Local Care Program is for people with serious mental illness who are in a state mental health hospital but are interested in living independently with in the community.  The program provides the necessary assistance and support for consumers to develop and maintain a healthy and satisfying lifestyle in their own home within the community.

Silver Years Program is for the elderly adults with symptoms of early Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s.  The program maximizes the abilities of consumers in order to delay or prevent a long-term stay at a specialized facility.