South Carolina Depression Hotline

An overwhelming 37.6% of South Carolina adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It’s not just adults. Reports of depression came from 1 in 6 of South Carolina’s youths. Worse yet, over half of residents with mental health conditions receive no treatment.

It’s clear that South Carolina residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.

The National Depression Hotline

Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.

Aiken 211

Since the year 2000, the Aiken County Help Line has been designated as a 2-1-1 access point, meaning SC residents can dial 211 or text their zip code to 898211 to receive immediate mental health assistance. Visit the Aiken County 2-1-1 webpage by clicking here.

NAMI HelpLine

The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the South Carolina-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.

South Carolina Depression Hotline


Our Mission

Our goal is to provide resources for people struggling with depression. We know how hard it is to find reliable, and free resources to help yourself or a loved one. This website does just that. If you want to talk, getting help for depression is only a phone call away. Our free hotline is available 24/7.

Signs of Depression

What You Need to Know About The Signs of Depression