© 2023 South Carolina Public Radio
Radio Website Header-Waves 6 3.0.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
WRJA-FM, Sumter, 88.1, is currently off the air.

South Carolina Department of Mental Health

  • The director of South Carolina's Department of Mental Health is giving up the post he's held for two years. The State reports Dr. Kenneth Rogers, a psychiatrist hired to run the agency in April 2020, announced last Thursday at an executive session of a meeting of the Mental health Commission that he'd be leaving the department effective Nov. 1. In a statement to agency staff, Rogers said he was moving on to a new opportunity but didn't disclose any details. The seven-member Mental Health Commission will select the agency's next director.