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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

  • QPR - Suicide Prevention Certification Training

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

    Learn the warning signs and risk factors of suicidal behaviors and how to help someone who may be feeling suicidal.

  • Grupo De Apoyo: Estrés

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    Lilly Conference Room - MHA

    914 South St.

    Lafayette, IN

    Grupo de apoyo gratuito para personas que lidian a diario con estrés.

  • 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 at 7pm.  Our group meetings will rotate between open discussions and informative presentations.  

  • Brown Bag Forum Series

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


    Join us for a frank discussion about eating disorders.  

    May 8th: Intuitive Eating: Evidence for the Non-Diet Approach

    • Renee Tilt, RDN, CD, Chief Executive Officer RoundTable Wellness


    June 12th: Orthorexia: When "Health" Eating Becomes a Disorder

    • Taylor Locker, Ph.D., HSPP, Locker Psychological Services


    July 10th: Benefits of Expressive Arts for All Ages and Stages

    • Dawn Dilly, Ph.D., HSPP, Expressive Art Therapist, Clinical Health Psychologist
  • 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