Mental Health Services, Counseling and Therapy in Rock Hill



A Pew Research Center survey of American teens found that 13% had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the past year, up from 8% in 2007.


one in six young people in South Carolina between the ages of 6 and 17 are diagnosed with a mental health disorder each year, but less than half received treatment in 2021, according to the National Alliance for Mental Health.

Fortunately, there are resources available in the Rock Hill area that offer counseling and other services to help young people and their families.

South Carolina Mental Health Support Groups

  • SC Department of Mental Health: The SCDMH crisis hotline can be reached by calling 833-364-2274.

  • SC-HOPE: A hotline staffed by experienced mental health and addictions counselors who can be reached at 844-SC-HOPES (844-724-6737).

  • Emergency assistance: If the situation is life-threatening, get immediate emergency help by dialing 911.

Rock Hill Area Mental Health and Counseling Clinics

National mental health resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: If you need help, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has a 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-273-8255. A confidential online chat is also available on

  • Spanish hotline: If you are going through a crisis and need help from a Spanish-speaking suicide hotline, you can call 1-888-628-9454.

  • Crisis text line: Text “HOME” to 74174 to reach a trained crisis counselor free of charge.

  • Addiction and Mental Health Services Administration: SAMHSA has a free, confidential national helpline for individuals and families dealing with mental health and/or addiction issues. For treatment referral and information, call 1-800-662-HELP.

  • Lifeline trans: Call 877-565-8860 for a transgender-run peer helpline for transgender peers.

  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ youth. Text “start” to 678-678, call 1-866-488-7386, or chatting on the internet to reach a qualified advisor.

Observant reporters Mary Ramsey and Devna Bose contributed to this story.

Evan Moore is a duty reporter for the Charlotte Observer. He grew up in Denver, North Carolina, where he previously worked as a reporter for the Denver Citizen, and graduated from UNC Charlotte.


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