Welcome To Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center

The Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center (SAMHC) is a comprehensive outpatient facility of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH), with clinics in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties. All three clinics provide diagnostic, treatment, and prescriptive services related to mental and behavioral disorders.

Who We Serve

The Spartanburg Mental Health Center provides emergency services, case management, outpatient counseling and psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

We serve all patients, offer discounted fees for qualified patients, not deny services based on a person's: ​​race, color, sex, national origin, ​disability, religion, sexual orientation or inability to pay, accept most insurance: Medicaid, Medicare and others.

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Having a Crisis?

The Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center offers assistance over the phone or at the Center for persons in mental/emotional distress who need immediate attention, especially those who may be at risk of doing harm to themselves or others.

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No one will be denied access to services

due to inability to pay. We reduce balance owed based on income.

Language interpreters will be provided as needed

CARF Accredited

The Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center earned a Three-Year Accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). By pursuing and achieving accreditation, Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center has demonstrated that it meets international standards for quality and is committed to pursuing excellence.

Why is CARF important to us?

CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. The accreditation demonstrates a program’s quality, and transparency. Therefore their commitment to satisfaction of the persons served must be a priority.

CARF accredited programs and services have demonstrated conformance to internationally recognized standards for service delivery. SAMHC has demonstrated a commitment to continuous quality improvement and consumer-driven focus. Click HERE for more information about the accreditation process.

Hope. Healing . Recovery


The Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center (SAMHC) provides outpatient mental health assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric treatment/therapy, and support services to adults, children, adolescents, and their families who are affected by serious mental illnesses and significant emotional disorders. SAMHC serves the residents of Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties in South Carolina through clinics in Spartanburg, Gaffney, and Union.