The mission of Mental Health America of Beaufort and Jasper Counties is to promote wellness and support to those with mental illness through advocacy, education and service. We also sponsor and/or implement community service to educate the public and professional organizations in order to promote a healthy society in which those with mental illness are accorded respect, dignity and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice.
MHABJ operates a psychiatric rehabilitation program called Island House, which helps adults with severe and persistent mental illness work on the recovery goals of their choice. This is a Medicaid funded program and is available to anyone living in Beaufort or Jasper counties. We also have a limited number of scholarship slots and a private pay option. Please call Island House at 843-757-8650 for more information.
MHABJ operates a number of support groups, from Bi-Polar Disorder to Heart Health. Please contact us at 843-757-3900 for more information.
MHABJ offers free educational programs to the public on topics ranging from suicide prevention to communication skills. Please contact us for a list of over 39 different educational programs. Please call 843-757-3900 for more information.
MHABJ also offers free trainings to other human service agencies through our Human Service Professional Training Program. MHABJ staff will custom-design trainings to fit any human service organization’s needs. Please call 843-757-3900 for more information.