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Mental Health America of Boone County Says, “No More!” to Domestic Violence

Mental Health America of Boone County (MHABC) is a 501(c)(3) organization and a chapter of Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association), the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. With approximately 300 affiliates nationwide, MHABC represents a growing movement of Americans who …

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The Second Chance Coalition is Setting People Up for Success

Earlier this year, the Boone County Economic Development Commission (BCEDC) partnered with members of the Boone County Community Corrections and Probation, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Unite Indy, Aspire Indiana and Boone County employers to create the Second Chance Coalition. This coalition serves justice-involved individuals while meeting the workforce needs …

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Commissioners Approve Federal Funds for Generators at Advance Sewer Plant, Resolution Headed for Council Vote

ADVANCE, Ind. (June 13, 2022) — The Boone County Commissioners unanimously approved last month’s federal grant money to purchase generators for the Town of Advance’s sewage system. The money is part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and includes $132,000 for the generators that have recently seen delays due …

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Supporting Boone County Veterans

Veterans have an immense number of services and programs available to them; however, navigating through them can be overwhelming due to constantly changing conditions. The Boone County veterans’ officer can assist veterans and others with all of these programs and services. Understanding the Role of the County’s Veterans’ Service Officer …

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Boone County Shines a Light on the Road to Recovery and Rehabilitation: A BCSO Client Testimonial

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As previously reported, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office’s (BCSO) primary focus remains on the rehabilitation of its inmates or “clients” and reducing the recidivism rate, albeit the county jail’s current recidivism rate is at 17%—down from 44%. BSCO attributes the success of its behavioral health and rehabilitation programs, such as …

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Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center Advocates for All of Boone County’s Children

Posted: 1/24/22 It is important for residents to know that Boone County has established reputable behavioral health, addiction recovery and other related organizations that are available to ALL of Boone County’s residents. It is also important folks know about Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center (Sylvia’s CAC), which advocates for the county’s …

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