Life can sometimes seem overwhelming. If you're not sure where to turn, we're here for you. We help people through rough times in their lives. If something's important to you, it's important to us. We're here to listen.

We provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, rape survivor advocacy, and information and referral, 24/7.

Everyone has the right to be listened to without judgment or criticism. You can talk and know we listen with respect and confidentiality. We believe everyone has the capacity to resolve their own problems with support.

Crisis Center Numbers

Crisis Line: 765-742-0244 

Toll-free Crisis Line:  877-419-1632

Rape Survivor Advocacy:  765-742-0244

Teen Line:  765-423-1872

Information and Referral:  765-423-2255

Crisis Center Services

Crisis Intervention

Rape Survivor Advocacy

Suicide Prevention/Intervention

Teen Line

Walk-in services available during MHA office hours, 8:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

Crisis Center Volunteering

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Training

Volunteer Responsibilities

We're available to help in whatever language is best for you. 
Call 765-423-1872.
Estamos disponibles para ayudar en cualquier idioma que es mejor para usted.
Llame al 765-423-1872. 
You can also reach us by calling toll free:

What's New

  • Increase in Suicide in the United States, 1999–2014


    Author: Sally C. Curtin, M.A., Margaret Warner, Ph.D., and Holly Hedegaard, M.D., M.S.P.H

    ​Suicide is an important public health issue involving psychological, biological, and societal factors (1, 2). After a period of nearly consistent decline in suicide rates in the United States from 1986 through 1999 (3), suicide rates have increased almost steadily from 1999 through 2014. 

  • Survey: Mental health stigmas are shifting


    Author: Azadeh Ansari

    (CNN)Mental health has a long-standing public perception problem, but the stigma appears to be shifting, at least in the United States, a new survey reveals. Results from a national online survey on mental health, anxiety and suicide indicate that 90% of Americans value mental and physical health equally.  

  • Task Force: Doctors should screen all adults for depression


    Author: Liz Szabo

    Primary care doctors should screen all adults for depression, an expert panel recommended Tuesday.

    In its previous recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which advises the federal government on health, had recommended screening adults for depression only when mental health services were available.

  • U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy: Our broken mental health system hits home


    Author: U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy

    ​Thirteen years ago, things started unraveling for Betsy and her then-15-year-old son, John. He was in and out of the hospital, often for weeks at a time, struggling with schizoaffective disorder. John was hospitalized 15 different times before he was 18. His family was told each and every time that there was nothing they could do for him, nowhere for him to go. Betsy, a Bloomfield resident, was at her breaking point — left on her own to fight for her son. (cont.)

  • 4 Common myths about therapy debunked


    Author: Jennifer Rollin

    ​Although awareness of mental health issues appears to be on the rise, as a society we still have a long way to go in regards to reducing the stigma surrounding mental health challenges. Many celebrities and public figures have spoken publicly about seeking therapy...(cont)

  • 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...)