AME Church


Self-Help App

Download the Mother Emanuel Self-Help mobile app. This app was designed and built for the victims of the tragic events at the historic Emanuel AME Church. This self-help app is a useful guide for survivors, people who are trying to assist or support a survivor, or for people who are speaking to children about this, and other traumatic events.


Download the app from the App Store by searching for “Mother Emanuel Self-Help”. No registration is required. Simply install it and begin using the app.


Download the app from the Google Play store by searching for “REPLACE”. Simply install it and begin using the app.

Local Mental Health Resources

National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center

Provides trauma-focused treatment for child and adult victims of crime and other traumatic events. Phone: 843-792-8209 or toll-free at 866-472-8824

Department of Mental Health Center

Provides mental health services for severe mental illness. They offer Wrap Services counselors who take clients into social settings to teach them social skills. Provides treatment of emotional disorders.

Charleston Adult Counseling Services: 843-852-4100

Charleston Child, Adolescent, and Family Counseling Services: 843-740-6136

Berkeley Mental Health: 843-873-5063

Trident United Way 211 Hotline

Provides 24-hour counseling information and referrals for a crisis. They answer the phone for 1-800-SUICIDE and Darkness to Light and listen to people who are stressed out.
Phone: 211 or 843-744-HELP or 800-922-2283
Teen Line: 843-747-TEEN (open from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday)

Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health

Provides individual and family outpatient therapy, as well as some group therapy. Inpatient and residential treatment is available. Phone: 843-747-5830

Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs (CDAP)

Provides outpatient and inpatient therapy and medication management services for the treatment of alcohol and/or drug addictions. Phone: 843-792-2727, Clinical Information: 843-792-5200

Charleston Center

Provides therapy and medication management services for the treatment of alcohol and/or drug addictions. Phone: 843-958-3300, 24 Hour Helpline (for information and referrals): 843-722-0100

MUSC Behavioral Health

Provides outpatient counseling and referral services. Phone: 843-792-9162

National Resources

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Phone: 802-296-6300

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

905 W. Main Street, Suite 25-B, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-682-1552
Fax: 919-667-9578


SAMHSA Find Treatment
Help for Families from the Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: 800-662-HELP; Substance Abuse
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Finder
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline