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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

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.

We invite your to share your own ONE IN FOUR story. Through sharing, reading, talking and listening about mental health issues we will all gain a greater understanding of mental health and lessen the discrimination against individuals experiencing mental health challenges.


  • Mental Health First Aid




    ​Lilly Room - MHA Community Building

    914 South St. Lafayette, IN 47901

    One 8-hour session, 8-4:30 pm

    ​An 8-hour interactive training course for adults. The course:

    • ​Presents an overview of mental health illness and substance abuse disorders
    • Introduces the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems
    • Builds understanding of the impact of mental health illnesses
    • Teaches a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis

  • Brown Bag: Drug Use in Our Community




    ​Lilly Room, MHA Community Building

    914 South St. Lafayette, IN 47901

    What Our Coroner Sees: Drug Use in Our Community

    Donna Avolt, CMLI.
    Tippecanoe COunty Coroner's Office

  • Women Who've Been There Support Group




    Retreat Center - MHA Community Building
    914 South Street, Lafayette, IN

    Second Wednesday of each month
    7:00pm – 8:30pm
    A support group for adult women who've survived rape.

  • Survivors of Suicide




    Lilly Conference Room - MHA Community Building

    914 South Street, Lafayette, IN

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

What's New

  • Mental Health America showcases photo exhibit on mental illness


    Author: Taylor Hardy

    The photo exhibit showcases community leaders and residents who fit in one of several categories: those who have had their own mental health challenge, those who had someone in their family who experienced a mental heath issue, or those who know someone in one of those families.

    The exhibit is called “One in Four” representing the statistic that one in four families experiences a mental health challenge of some kind. (cont...)

  • New App Helps Doctors Catch Suicide Risk


    Author: Maggie Fox

    Doctors and other health professionals have a new tool to help fight suicide -- an app that helps them ask the right questions and check the symptoms of someone who might be at risk.​ (cont...)

  • Early care can prevent a mental health crisis


    Author: Alison Summers

    It is clear that children and young people are not receiving the care and support they need. We know that if they receive effective help at an early stage they probably won't reach a mental health crisis in the first place. (cont...)