Mental health the focus of 10th annual conference in Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The South Carolina Department of Mental Health will host the 10th Annual Lowcountry Mental Health Conference this week in downtown Charleston.

The two-and-a-half-day conference runs Wednesday through Friday at the Gaillard Center and will feature speakers and more than 90 organizations providing resources and information.

Conference co-founder David Diana says it’s a great event that attracts professionals from around the world, as well as people interested in learning more about the state’s Department of Mental Health.

“We have world-class educators, therapists, scientists, researchers, performers all here to speak and share their work on mental health,” says Diana.

He says there will also be shows to keep the conference entertaining. Dianna says tickets are still available and everyone is encouraged to come out.

Click here to buy tickets in advance; doors are also available.

“We want everyone to come out because mental health affects us all. And so if you’re interested in your personal mental health and personal growth, this is a great conference to be at, we have a great group of mental health clinicians coming from all over the world for this annual conference, but with it’s true for everyone,” says Dianna.

Diana says the event is important to make mental health a topic of family conversation.

“Our big mission is that we just want to push forward the conversation about mental health and also create a space where people can share their work and research to improve treatment and clinical outcomes,” says Dianna.

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