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December 26, 2016

 

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) discusses his servicemember mental health package during a 2016 press conference at the Indiana War Memorial.

Donnelly Turns Focus To Veteran Mental Health

Senator Joe Donnelly says he’s worked for years to address the mental health of active-duty servicemembers, and he’s now shifting his focus to veterans.

December 12, 2016

 

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Indy Mayor To Propose New Jail, Changes To Criminal Justice System

The proposal would place a greater emphasis on assessing inmates for mental illness and substance abuse problems.

November 4, 2016

 

Indiana, which ranked 19th in 2011, has dropped to 45th place in a report that measures mental illness prevalence and access to care.

Noon Edition: Indiana Ranking Plummets In Report On Mental Health

This week on Noon Edition we spoke to experts about a report that ranks Indiana 45th on mental illness prevalence and care.

November 2, 2016

 

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Noon Edition: Ind. Ranking Plummets In Report On Mental Health

This week on Noon Edition we’ll speak to experts from around the state about how Indiana is taking care of some of its most vulnerable citizens.

November 1, 2016

 

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Indiana To Receive Funding For Mental, Substance Abuse Prevention

The state of Indiana will receive $255,000 per year for several years for programs aimed at preventing mental and substance use disorders.

November 1, 2016

 

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Indiana Lands At The Bottom Of State Mental Health Rankings

A new study from the nonprofit Mental Health America puts Indiana 45th in the nation when it comes to mental health care.

October 19, 2016

 

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Bill Would Offer Addiction Treatment For Misdemeanor Offenders

A group of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the General Assembly take up a draft bill that would offer addiction treatment to certain misdemeanor offenders.

October 18, 2016

 

The Reuben Engagement Center is scheduled to open within the next three months.

Reuben Engagement Center To Offer Services To Homeless

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.

August 18, 2016

 

Campers at Latino Youth Summit draw life-sized self-portraits. The camp for Latino teenagers helps teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.

How Summer Camp Helps Latino Teens Boost Mental Health

The Latino Youth Summit summer camp helps Latino teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.

August 14, 2016

 

Judge Barbara Crawford presides over Marion County's Behavioral Health Court.

Mental Health Courts Aim To Connect Instead Of Criminalize

A growing number of Indiana counties are working to stop the cycle of people with mental illness returning to jail through alternative court programs.

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