A group of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the General Assembly take up a draft bill that would offer addiction treatment to certain misdemeanor offenders.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett says, [W]e are embarked on the construction of a new model for the relationship between social services and criminal justice.
The Latino Youth Summit summer camp helps Latino teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.
A growing number of Indiana counties are working to stop the cycle of people with mental illness returning to jail through alternative court programs.
The number of children seeking mental health services because of a parent's addiction has been increasing.
Nationally, about a quarter of Americans suffer from mental illness in a year, but about half of those will not seek treatment, in part, because of stigma.
Sen. Donnelly says the shortage of mental health providers in the military is an ongoing issue.
The bill would create a small pilot program that would train physician assistants in psychiatric treatment through a state-sponsored fellowship.
The state is partnering with Community Health Network to develop a neuro-diagnostic institute.
The effort follows up on Donnelly’s 2014 legislation that allowed all military members to receive annual mental health screenings.