Children’s Behavioral Health Services

August 23, 2022

Priority:  Work collaboratively across the state to increase pediatric behavioral health capacity at all levels of service, additionally focusing on pediatric behavioral health workforce development.

Background:   The CDC estimates that 1 in 5 children experience a mental health condition in any given year, and South Carolina lacks adequate behavioral health services for children and adolescents.   Additional information can be found at  State-specific data can be found in the SC Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children 2022 Annual Report