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July 27, 2016

 

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Gov.’s Drug Task Force Discusses Children’s Mental Health

The number of children seeking mental health services because of a parent's addiction has been increasing.

June 12, 2016

 

A new effort to fight stigma is happening in a northern suburb of Indianapolis.

Fishers Takes On Mental Health Stigma

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.

May 31, 2016

 

Sen. Joe Donnelly speaks about his mental health for veterans measure at the Indiana War Memorial on May 31.

Active Servicemember Mental Health Care Bill Likely To Pass

Sen. Donnelly says the shortage of mental health providers in the military is an ongoing issue.

May 18, 2016

 

Veterans at a ceremony.

Federal Bill Aims To Increase Military Access To Health Care

The bill would create a small pilot program that would train physician assistants in psychiatric treatment through a state-sponsored fellowship.

December 16, 2015

 

Governor Mike Pence

Pence Announces New Mental Health Hospital In Indianapolis

The state is partnering with Community Health Network to develop a neuro-diagnostic institute.

November 30, 2015

 

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Donnelly’s Military Mental Health Package Passes

The effort follows up on Donnelly’s 2014 legislation that allowed all military members to receive annual mental health screenings.

September 10, 2015

 

Indianapolis' Emergency Medical Services Chief says about half of all crime suspects and/or victims have some form of mental health challenges or struggles.

Indiana Struggling With Crime-Related Mental Health Issues

Indianapolis' Emergency Medical Services Chief says a lot of crime suspects and/or victims have some form of mental health challenges or struggles.

May 21, 2015

 

Soldiers pay tribute to US veterans.

Provisions On Hold For Military Mental Health Bill

Sen. Joe Donnelly says the package helps ensure military men and women have quality local mental health providers by creating a special designation.

March 12, 2015

 

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Donnelly Proposes ‘Care Package’ Of Three Bills For Veterans

The proposed legislation would require the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to provide the best care for mental health conditions.

January 2, 2015

 

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How Funding Mental Health Could Keep People Out Of Prison

The criminal code overhaul aims to treat more low-level offenders at the local level, but mental health service providers say they need more money to do that.

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