Fort Jackson Community

Fort Jackson
Department of Behavioral Health

Department of Behavioral Health

The Department of Behavioral Health provides comprehensive behavioral health services to active-duty service members, their family members, retirees and Airmen eligible for care at Moncrief Army Health Clinic. Each service within the department plays a very distinct role in meeting the behavioral health needs of the Fort Jackson community.


Located in the McWethy Troop Medical Clinic, Fort Jackson’s Community Mental Health Clinic provides a wide range of mental health services to trainees, permanent party Soldiers and TDY personnel. Services include evaluation and treatment of emotional illnesses, medical evaluation boards, and individual and group psychotherapies. Appointments are required, but Soldiers with emergencies will be seen on a walk-in basis. The Reception Behavioral Health Clinic services initial entry trainees and is in the physical exam section at the 120th Reception Battalion. For more information, call 803-751-5911.

Other services within the department include:

• Joint Behavioral Health, which provides outpatient mental health services to combat veterans from Fort Jackson, Dorn VA Medical Center and Shaw Air Force Base.
• Social Work Services, which provides care for active-duty service members and their families who may be in need of assistance in identifying and resolving personal problems.

The Department of Behavioral Health also provides TBI services and child psychiatry services. The department is on the seventh floor of the hospital. For more information regarding services, please call 803-751-0217.

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