As new violent incidents in schools across the country are reported daily, more and more school administrators are exploring increasing counseling to students.
One partnership hopes to bring critical mental health resources to Kershaw County high schools while offering training for rising psychologists. The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County (CMC), a nonprofit provider of medical care to the uninsured in Kershaw County, is partnering with the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Psychology to provide mental health counseling in all three of Kershaw County’s high schools.
As part of its ongoing effort to making quality health care convenient and affordable for more Americans, the CVS Health Foundation, a private charitable organization created by CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today extended its commitment to the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) with $1 million in new grants to 49 Free and Charitable Clinics across the country. The new grants will focus on improving health outcomes for patients managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension. ....
Today, the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County (CMC) is more than just a free clinic. It is currently leading the charge in improving population health of the Kershaw County community.
On October 28, LiveWell Kershaw and the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County held a conference attended by business, government, civic, education and healthcare leaders in the county for Flip or Flop to determine definitive steps necessary to make Kershaw County the healthiest county in the state.