The Boone County Commissioners are taking this opportunity during Mental Health Awareness Month to remind residents of the wide range of mental health resources available within the county.
Mental Health Awareness Month, observed in May, aims to raise awareness about mental health issues and promote the importance of mental well-being.
Boone County is dedicated to supporting the mental health needs of its residents. Recognizing the significance of accessible and comprehensive mental health services, the county has collaborated with various organizations to offer a range of resources to individuals of all ages.
Mental health resources available in Boone County include:
Aspire Indiana Health – Offering whole health behavioral treatment, therapy services, psychiatry services, community-based behavioral health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, crisis services, and various other support programs. To schedule an appointment, call (877)574-1254, and for 24-hour crisis support, dial (800)560-4038. Visit aspireindiana.org for more information.
Boone County Health Department – Providing substance use and mental health referrals, free Narcan training, and distribution, as well as other services. Call the Nursing Division at (765)482-3942 for more details or visit boonecounty.in.gov/health.
Boone County Solid Waste Management District – Offering medication disposal collections and a Safe Sharps Disposal program in collaboration with the Boone County Health Department. For more information, contact (765)483-0687 or visit boonecountysolidwaste.com.
Boone County Suicide & Referral Line – Available 24/7, residents can reach out for immediate support by calling (765)482-1599.
The Cabin: A Family Counseling & Resource Center – Providing Christian-focused ministries, individual and family counseling, treatment for various mental health concerns, and a sliding fee scale. Contact (317)873-8140 or visit thecabin.org to learn more.
Crisis Text Line – Offering free and confidential access to Crisis Counselors for any type of personal crisis. Simply text HOME to 741741 or visit crisistextline.org.
Cummins Behavioral Health Services Inc. – Providing individual, family, and group counseling, substance use treatment, psychological and psychiatric services, and more. Call (888)714-1927 or visit cumminsbhs.org.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – Organizing free and confidential support groups for individuals with mood disorders and their friends/family in Marion and Hamilton counties. Learn more at dbsalliance.org.
Integrative Wellness, LLC (InWell) – Offering behavioral health, addiction, and health coaching services, extended outpatient dual diagnosis programs, crisis intervention, and more. For inquiries, call (765)680-0071 (Lebanon) or (317)912-1399 (Zionsville). Visit inwell.org for additional details.
Mental Health America of Boone County – Providing various programs such as parenting coordination and classes, anger management screening and classes, support groups, career interest and development, depression and suicide risk screening, and more. Contact (765)482-3020 or visit mhaboonecounty.org.
Commissioner President Donnie Lawson emphasized the importance of mental health support, stating, “During Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to remind our community that they are not alone. Boone County is committed to providing accessible mental health resources to ensure the well-being of our residents. We encourage everyone to reach out and take advantage of these valuable services.”
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May 16, 2023