South Carolina Department of Mental Health &
South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
“SC HOPES” Campaign
The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) and the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) would appreciate your support in airing their radio public service announcement (PSA). The PSAs were produced to raise awareness about the SC HOPES support line.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on South Carolinians, and SC HOPES is here to help. SCDMH and DAODAS have teamed up to offer a free support line to address the challenges we face in today’s world. The SC HOPES support line’s focus is to assist people who are experiencing new or increased symptoms of mental health or substance use problems as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and other environmental challenges within the state. SC HOPES also aims to reach and assist workers who remain on the front lines of the crisis, like
healthcare providers, who are at increased risk of issues like post-traumatic stress. SC Hopes also provides access to resources and referrals for mental health and addictions treatment to those in the Latinx community by way of their Spanish speaking only line, Tu Apoyo.
Listeners are encouraged to call 1-844-SC-HOPES or 1-833-Tu-Apoyo (Spanish speaking only) to speak with an experienced professional who will offer guidance, support and resources.
These PSAs assure listeners that symptoms are normal during a pandemic, and it’s okay to reach out for help. Listeners are encouraged to call 1-844-SC-HOPES to speak with an experienced professional who will offer guidance, support and resources. Additional information is available at https://sc-hopes.org.
- Raise awareness about the SC HOPES support line
- Help South Carolinians with mental health and substance use problems during COVID-19