Optimizing the health and wellbeing of all people in Indiana through mental health leadership, collaboration & advocacy 

 Thank you to Department of Mental Health and Addictions as 15 CMHC’s receive grant funding

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Addiction is providing new funding to improve mental health and recovery services for Hoosiers across the state. This includes funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act and the National Opioid Settlement, and totals more than $76 million. 


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (MAY 12, 2023) – The Indiana Council for Community Mental Health Centers is proud to present our Legislator of Year award winners, Mental Health Advocate of Indiana award winner, along with our Sagamore of the Wabash award recipient. 

A Plan for Indiana to Expand the Use of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics 

Submitted to the State of Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction with the Support of National Council for Mental Wellbeing CCBHC Success Center.

House Bill 1222 directed the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) under the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) to develop a plan to expand the use of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) in Indiana. 

Kalen Jackson: How do we fix Indiana’s behavioral health system?

A little more than two years ago, our familylaunched Kicking The Stigma, a local andnational effort to raise awareness about mental health and remove the stigmaassociated with mental illnesses. Since then,we have launched a national awarenesscampaign, created a grant program to helpbolster organizations engaged in this important work and highlighted mental health at Colts games in 2021and 2022. Since late 2020, Kicking The Stigma has committed more than $18 million to help address the mental health crisis in Indiana and beyond.