Mental health services in Walterboro, South Carolina

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

For assessments, referrals and more information about our behavioral health services, please call us at (843) 782-2385.

Lowcountry Transitions behavioral health services

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 their patients. That's why the safety and comfort of all of our patients is always at the forefront of everything we do.

Conditions we treat

Our psychiatrists are trained to quickly recognize mental health symptoms and develop a personalized treatment plan for each patient. Mental health conditions we treat include:

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

Mental health treatments

At Colleton Medical Center, psychiatrists are available for any patient whose physician believes they may benefit from an evaluation. Our psychotherapy services include:

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

Behavioral health support team

Lowcountry Transitions is located on the 4th floor of the hospital. Patients arriving for emergency care are assessed by a psychiatrist, and treatment begins within 24 hours. Our behavioral health team also includes:

  • Activities therapists
  • Board-certified psychiatrists
  • Mental health technicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Social workers

When to seek mental health services

Life's changes can make it necessary to seek professional help to manage and overcome challenges. Some behaviors that may signal you or someone you love needs mental health services include:

  • Apathy
  • Decrease in functioning
  • Feeling disconnected
  • Illogical thinking
  • Increased sensitivity to sights, sounds or smells
  • Mood changes
  • Nervousness
  • Problems thinking
  • Sleep or appetite changes
  • Social withdrawal
  • Unusual behavior

Referrals and assessments

Referrals may be made by clients, mental health professionals, social service agencies or family members. For referrals or assessments, please call (843) 782-2385.