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Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County

“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.

Contact Us

914 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone 765.742.1800
Fax 765.742.2085
Email mha@mhatippecanoe.org

Events

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Date:

    Time:

    Location:

    ​Hiatt Administrative Center

    Board of Trustees Meeting Room

    2300 Cason St. 
    Lafayette, IN 47901

    Six dates to choose from: June 9th,11th, 23rd & 26th. Aug. 4th or 6th.

    ​Free classes for educators, administrators and staff! Not open to the public.

    Hosted by Lafayette School Corporation. Six trainings provided by Mental Health America. 

    Lunch and materials included! Email moxenrider@mhatippecanoe.org to register.

    Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course for adults who work with young people. It focuses on a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to youth with the signs and symptoms of a mental crisis or illness.

    Grant provided by IU Behavioral Health. 

  • Brown Bag: The Role of the Psychiatrist

    Date:

    Time:

    Location:

    ​Lilly Room - MHA Community Building

    914 South St. Lafayette, IN 47901

    ​The Role of the Psychiatrist

    Christopher Cobb, M.D.

    Medical Director of Psychiatric Services

    Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Date:

    Time:

    Location:

    ​Hiatt Administrative Center

    Board of Trustees Meeting Room

    2300 Cason St.
    Lafayette, IN 47901

    Six dates to choose from: June 9th,11th, 23rd & 26th. Aug. 4th or 6th.

    ​Free classes for educators, administrators and staff! Not open to the public.

    Hosted by Lafayette School Corporation. Six trainings provided by Mental Health America.

    Lunch and materials included! Email moxenrider@mhatippecanoe.org to register.

    Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course for adults who work with young people. It focuses on a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to youth with the signs and symptoms of a mental crisis or illness.

    Grant provided by IU Behavioral Health. 

What's New

  • Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers

    Date:

    Author: Jan Hoffman

    ​Anxiety has now surpassed depression as the most common mental health diagnosis among college students, though depression, too, is on the rise. More than half of students visiting campus clinics cite anxiety as a health concern, according to a recent study of more than 100,000 students nationwide by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State. (cont...)

  • May Is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should Care

    Date:

    Author: Amy Morin

    Most people spend the majority of their waking hours working. During those long hours, the office setting either promotes good mental health or contributes to poor emotional well-being. Despite the large role that office culture plays in employee well-being, most companies rarely – if ever – mention the subject of mental health.

    Employers certainly can't prevent all mental health problems. (cont...

  • MHA confirms homeless shelter closure date

    Date:

    Author: Mikel Livingston

    Clients and other homeless support agencies have waited the better part of a year, watching to see when the closure date would be solidified and discussing how the pending closure of the city's only day shelter would impact their programs. The change means a longer trek between homeless clients who move on foot between the day and night shelters. That's problematic for elderly clients or those with physical disabilities that now must walk about one mile up-hill to reach transitional housing. (continued...)

  • The Science of Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

    Date:

    Author: Jay Cassano

    ​You don't have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.

    There's a very logical assumption that most people make when spending their money: that because a physical object will last longer, it will make us happier for a longer time than a one-off experience like a concert or vacation. According to recent research, it turns out that assumption is completely wrong.(cont...)