MHAGC In The News

Since 1955 Mental Health America of Greenville County has been a pivotal community resource, dedicated to positively impacting mental health through advocacy, awareness, and service. Our community sees us as a trusted resource to speak on mental health issues in Greenville.


September 22, 2022 988 Crisis calls rise at South Carolina's only call center; Need for funding intensifies

September 19, 2022 SC 988 suicide crisis hotline sees influx of calls, seeks more funding

June 7, 2022 - There's a new national hotline for mental health. How will we pay for it?

 May 21, 2020 - Giving Matters: Mental Health America provides advocacy, raises awareness and answers calls 24/7

May 7, 2020 - The coronavirus is creating a mental health crisis, but local help is available

May 7, 2020 - Greenville County coroner: Isolation during COVID-19 pandemic a factor in several suicides

April 29, 2020 - Upstate crisis call center needs more volunteers

April 23, 2020 - South Carolina Crisis Hotlines seeing increase in calls, looking for volunteers to help beyond pandemic

March 31, 2020 - Coronavirus impacting mental health of South Carolinians

March 4, 2020 - Community Foundation of Greenville grants 100K to local nonprofits  

October 18, 2019 - Grant helps Greenville mental health agency expand suicide prevention work

October 10, 2019 - 2019 World Mental Health Day: The theme is suicide prenvetion 

August 13, 2018 - Suicide increases nationally, soars in South Carolina  

March 5, 2018 - Greenville mental health crisis center to offer those with mental illness an alternative to ERs, jail

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