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

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’sbehavioral health system?

A little more than two years ago, our familylaunched Kicking The Stigma, a local andnational effort to raise awareness aboutmental 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 thisimportant work and highlighted mental health at Colts games in 2021and 2022. Since late 2020, Kicking The Stigma has committed morethan $18 million to help address the mental health crisis in Indiana andbeyond.

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