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8:20 am on Friday May 3, 2013

S.C. approves measure to share mental health info

Legislation that would give federal authorities information about people who have been determined by a court to have mental problems was given final approval Thursday by South Carolina lawmakers. Legislators began discussing ways to address gun...
4:24 am on Wednesday April 17, 2013

S.C. House OKs bill to restrict mentally ill from guns

The bill would aim to keep residents diagnossed as mentally ill from buying guns.
5:45 am on Wednesday February 20, 2013

Charleston gun incident spurs on bill to track S.C.'s mentally ill

The recent attempted shooting at Ashley Hall school in Charleston is drawing critical attention to South Carolina's submission of only 34 names to a database that bans the mentally ill from buying guns. Those 34 names come over some 15 years.
2:03 am on Tuesday February 19, 2013

Ashley Hall gun incident spurs on bill to track S.C.'s mentally ill

The recent attempted shooting at Ashley Hall school is drawing critical attention to South Carolina's submission of only 34 names to a database that bans the mentally ill from buying guns. Those 34 names come over some 15 years.
10:09 pm on Monday February 18, 2013

Ashley Hall gun incident spurs on bill to track S.C.'s mentally ill

The recent attempted shooting at Ashley Hall school is drawing critical attention to South Carolina's submission of only 34 names to a database that bans the mentally ill from buying guns. Those 34 names come over some 15 years.
1:51 am on Wednesday December 7, 2011

$5 million expansion to help the mental health of returning vets

On Monday the Charleston VA hospital opened a new $5.5 million dollar, 7,000-square-foot addition, the Veterans Enrichment Center that aims to help the mental health of returning veterans. The Post and Courier has a nice written report and Live 5...
9:47 am on Friday March 11, 2011

Extreme budget cuts affecting mentally ill in South Carolina

South Carolina's mental health budget cuts are the third highest in the nation — and mentally ill South Carolinians are feeling its effect. According to the report "State Mental Health Cuts: A National Crisis," which was released last week by the...
9:30 am on Thursday March 10, 2011

Extreme budget cuts affecting mentally ill in South Carolina

Image by Flickr user PilotGirl A rally in New York protested mental health budget cuts.South Carolina's mental health budget cuts are the third highest in the nation--and mentally ill South Carolinians are feeling its effect. According to the report...
8:29 am on Monday June 9, 2008

United Way works to prevent suicides

Trident United Way is hosting a seminar Thursday on suicide, which claims 32,000 lives each year in the United States. ABC News 4 reports: Officials with the Trident United Way say one of the most important things anyone can do is talk about the...
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