Offering hope to people who have faced difficulties connecting with mental health services.
This free Mental Health Navigator Services program connects individuals and families seeking mental health and/or substance use services with appropriate mental health professionals and supportive services.
If you're unsure how to take the first step, we can be your Starting Point.
Together we will create a personal plan to navigate through the mental health system.
To connect with a Mental Health Navigator call Mental Health America at 765-742-1800, email email@example.com, or use the button below to schedule an appointment online.
The services provided through the Mental Health Navigator Services program were recognized as a community need by the Mental Healthcare Forum of Tippecanoe County. Initial funding for this pilot program has been provided by North Central Health Services, The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, and United Way of Greater Lafayette.
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