Children's Day Treatment Programs

The Children’s Day Treatment Program provides intensive, comprehensive intervention to children and adolescents with severe behavior disturbances using a “day treatment” model.   This is a less costly alternative to inpatient care, yet still provides the multi-faceted, long-term care required.

The S • T • A • R Program
for children and adolescents ages 5-17

Stabilization of children and adolescents from ages 5 to 17 years with severe behavioral disturbances.
Treatment in a community and family-based program and offers time-limited therapeutically intensive services in a safe and structured environment.
Assessment of functioning to modify and plan treatment for meeting specific and individual needs.
Reintegration to home, school, and community with an enhanced ability to manage personal lives.

Day Treatment Program Services
are offered at two convenient locations.

STAR ages 6-12
1001-B Michigan Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29418
843-876-2696 Fax
STAR North ages 13-17
MUSC Institute of Psychiatry (5 North)
67 President Street
Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-2114 Fax

Download a brochure

Admissions criteria and referral form


Thanks to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (SC) for its generous donation to the CDT program. NAMI Board members Marian Rzepkowski (left) and Mary Ann Gallagher (right) present $1,000 check to Sallie Campbell, manager of Children’s Day Treatment Programs (center).
Many thanks to the Wren family for their generous donation of $1,000 to the CDT program. Kelly and Bob Wren are proud of our children -- Robert, Ragan, Katie, Joey, Kera, Rebecca and William -- who gave up a portion of their Christmas gifts to benefit others.

Wrenn check presentation

Urban Farm and STAR staffThanks also to the staff and volunteers of the MUSC Urban Farm, who provided Christmas gifts to the adolescents in the STAR North program. (L to R) Office of Health Promotion director Susan Johnson, STAR North Coordinator Lynn Morton-Epps, Urban Farm coordinator Suzan Whelan, and CDT Manager Sallie Campbell.

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