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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Better Connecting Boone County via Broadband Services

Work is moving forward on the much-needed broadband upgrades across Boone County. Last month, the Boone County Commissioners announced the [broadband] project as part of Indiana’s Next Level Connections (NLC) Grant Program that the state announced in April of 2022. The grants include $2 million for upgrades to broadband infrastructure. …

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Battling Suicide and Overdose Fatalities in Boone County

Boone County has recently organized the Boone County Suicide and Overdose Fatality Review Team and Boone County Coroner Justin Sparks explained the team’s purpose in detail. Why Suicide and Overdose Fatality Review? Even prior to the pandemic that began in 2020, death rates for suicide have continued to rise both …

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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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