Welcome Mr. Jeff Ham

Santee-Wateree would like to welcome Mr. Jeff Ham as our new Executive Director. Mr Ham, a 27-year veteran of SCDMH, has worked in various capacities at the Department, including the SC State Hospital, the Crafts-Farrow Hospital and, since 2006, as a program manager and assistant to the deputy director of Community Mental Health Services. As such, he assists in overseeing the day-to-day operations for SCDMH's 17 community mental health centers and 60 clinics.

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A Message from our Medical Director

Welcome to our website! We invite you to browse through the provided information to familiarize yourself with the comprehensive mental health outpatient services we offer to our local community. We serve over 3500 clients in four different counties:Sumter, Kershaw, Clarendon and Lee County. We work diligently and tirelessly to help our clients with serious mental illness recover and live happy and successful lives.

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Meet Our Leaders

Want to know who guides and directs the Santee Wateree CMHC? Take alook.

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About Us

The Santee-Wateree Mental Health Center (SWMHC) is the face of public mental health in the local community. Outpatient mental health services are provided in clinics in its four-county catchment area: a clinic in Camden serves Kershaw County; one in Bishopville serves Lee County; one in Sumter serves Sumter County; and one in Manning serves Clarendon County. Each clinic offers a full and flexible array of outpatient services, including individual, group, and family therapy, psychiatric services, emergency services, and case management.

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