For more information on services available at Lowcountry Transitions, contact us at (843) 782-2385.


Lowcountry Transitions at CMC

When mental health issues affect your family, having access to immediate, competent, and compassionate care is key to getting on the path to recovery. Lowcountry Transitions, a 19-bed inpatient crisis stabilization unit at CMC offers the only access to this level of treatment in this geographical area.

Lowcountry Transitions is located on the 4th floor of the hospital and is staffed by registered nurses, mental health technicians, social workers, an activities therapist, and board certified Psychiatrists. Patients arriving at the hospital’s Emergency Department for care are assessed by a Psychiatrist and treatment begins within 24-hours.

Our approach to psychiatric care

Our psychiatry program is rooted in a desire to make our patients feel safe and comfortable at our behavioral health center. We know this can only be accomplished when there is mutual trust between our psychiatric specialists and the patient. The safety and comfort of all of our patients is always at the forefront of everything we do.

A quick, accurate diagnosis is essential for successful recovery for mental health patients. Our psychiatrists are trained to quickly recognize mental health symptoms and develop a personalized treatment plan for each patient.

Mental health services

Mental health services at CMC benefit all patients admitted to the hospital because Psychiatrists are available for consultation on any patient whose physician believes they may benefit from an evaluation.

Our psychotherapy methods include:

  • Group therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Individualized counseling
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Pet Therapy
  • Activities

Lowcountry Transitions treats a wide range of disorders including:

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Postpartum depression

Referrals and Assessments

Referrals may be made by the client, psychiatrist, mental health professional, social service agencies or family members.

For referrals or assessments, please call (843) 782-2385.