Local Resources

CHILD AND FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS SERVICES
  • Oaklawn Psychiatric Center  can provide assessment in a mental health crisis. Call  574.533.1234 (Elkhart County) or 574.283.1234 (St. Joseph County) and ask for the Access Center during normal business hours or the “Therapist on Call” nights, weekends and holidays (574.523.8401).
  • Michiana Behavioral Health in Plymouth can also provide assessment in  mental health crisis. An Assessment and Referral specialist is available 24 hours/7 days a week at 574.936.3784 or 800.795.6252.
  • Memorial Epworth Center in South Bend also provides emergency assessment. They may be reached at 574.647.8400.

**If a child or adult is experiencing a mental health emergency and clearly is unsafe, call 911.

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call Indiana’s Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline today: 1.800.800.556. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You do not have to be afraid anyone will find out who made the report because you can report abuse and neglect anonymously.

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES 2-1-1 is a regional information and referral resource run by the United Way serving Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties.  Dial 2-1-1 on your phone to speak with an information and referral specialist who can help you locate appropriate mental health supports and resources or you may link directly to their online database at www.Connect2Help.org for Elkhart County or www.myuw211.org in St. Joseph County.
MENTAL HEALTH THERAPY CENTERS, PRACTICES, AND CLINICS A mental health therapy centers, practices, and clinics list is a searchable online database compiled from practitioners in Elkhart and St. Joseph County.  If you are searching for a mental health practitioner by specific parameters (i.e. specialty focus, population served, insurance accepted, etc.), go to the Local Mental Health Practitioner Data Base link on the side bar.
PARENT INFORMATION AND ADVOCACY SERVICES These groups provide a wealth of information for families. They often have monthly support groups or offer extensive training opportunities for families. Please visit their websites for more current information.

  • The Parent SOURCE 574.533.1234 Ext. 367 (Elkhart County) moc.oohaYnull@ecruoS.tneraP
  • IN*SOURCE The Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs 574.234.7101 (South Bend)
REFUGEE AND IMMIGRANT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
SERVICES FOR TRANSITION AGE YOUTH
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 574.262.2086 (Elkhart) or 574.232.4861 (South Bend)
SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT CENTERS & SERVICES
  • Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. 574.293.1086 (Elkhart), 574.533.6154 (Goshen) and 574.807.8690 (South Bend)
  • Center for Problem Resolution 574.294.7447 (Elkhart)
  • Crossroads Counseling 574.233.4183 (South Bend)
  • A New Beginning 574.534.5778 (Goshen)
  • Recovery Journey, Inc. 574.264.5840 (Elkhart)
  • Camp Mariposa is a first-of-its-kind program designed to help meet the needs of children and teens facing the difficult challenges associated with an addicted or co-dependent family member. Contact Michelle Olson at Oaklawn 574.533.1234.

For information on treatment programs, or where to get help contact The Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center (AARC) 574.234.6024. AARC, located in South Bend, provides objective and independent clinical addictions assessment services. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a treatment locator as does the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addictions.

THERAPEUTIC GROUPS FOR CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
  • Camp Mariposa is a first-of-its-kind program designed to help meet the needs of children and teens facing the difficult challenges associated with an addicted or co-dependent family member. Contact Michelle Olson at Oaklawn 574.533.1234.
  • Ryan’s Place 574.535.1000 Goshen) provides specialized programs tailored to children and adolescents dealing with issues of grief and loss.

 

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