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Mental Health America – Wabash Valley Region

“Without mental health there can be no true physical health.”

— Dr. Brock Crisholm, the first Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)

Join us in shining a light on mental health and helping to transform care by participating, volunteering, donating, advocating, attending an event and staying informed.

State of Mental Health in America

View the 2019 “State of Mental Health in America” report.
Learn how Indiana ranks in mental health and substance use services.

View the 2019 Report!

Make a Difference

Make a difference in our community — volunteer at Mental Health America today!


MHA's mental health awareness campaign-kickoff featuring the ONE IN FOUR photo exhibit was held on the tenth anniversary of the Joey A. Seaman Memorial Mental Health Library, in the summer of 2015.

MHA's ONE IN FOUR photo exhibit has been traveled to Washington DC as well as displayed in numerous locations throughout our community. The photo exhibit is currently on display in the MHA Community Building.

Events

  • Parents of Children with ADD/ADHD

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    MHA Building 

    914 South Street, Lafayette, IN 

    Parenting is hard! Parenting a child with special needs can bring on more challenges.  This group is geared toward parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with ADD/ADHD who are looking for a safe and supportive environment to discuss those struggles. Meetings will be held on the first Monday of each month, except in July,  at 7pm.  Our group meetings will rotate between open discussions and informative presentations.  

  • Anxiety & Depression Support Group

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    Lilly Conference Room - MHA
    914 South St.
    Lafayette, IN 

    A support group for adults who have experienced anxiety and/or depression.

  • Bipolar Disorder Support Group

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    Lilly Conference Room - MHA
    914 South St.
    Lafayette, IN

    A support group for adults who have experienced Bipolar Disorder.

  • Survivors of Suicide Support Group

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    Lilly Conference Room - MHA
    914 South St.
    Lafayette, IN

    A support group for adults who have lost someone they care about through suicide.

  • Brown Bag Forum Series

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    Lilly Room - MHA Community Building
    914 South St. Lafayette, IN 47901


    Our next Brown Bag Forum Series will begin again on September 11th due to construction on 10th street and one entrance to our parking lot being closed.   

    Please join us in September for Senior Mental Health Awareness.  


  • Mental Health First Aid

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    Lilly Conference Room
    914 South Street
    Lafayette, IN 47901

    An 8-hour interactive training course for adults that teaches signs and symptoms of prevalent mental illnesses and a 5-step action plan to assist someone in need.

What's New

  • Teaching Your Children to Be Mentally Healthy and Happy

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    Author: Nancy Buck

    What's called emotional regulation refers to the process by which a person recognizes their emotional upset and can satisfy their emotional need without having to upset others. Parents who never allow kids to become self-aware of uncomfortable emotional feelings or to learn how to comfort and help themselves, instead always doing this for them, interfere with their need to learn how to regulate their own emotions.

    Emotional regulation is key to good mental health and lifelong happiness