Loan Repayment Assistance Program for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals

General Information

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), Division of Mental Health and Addiction, is the legislated agency to administer the Mental Health and Addiction Services Loan Repayment Assistance Program for the State of Indiana. The program was enacted by House Bill 1360 in 2014 to provide loan repayment assistance to eligible addiction psychiatrists, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, addiction counselors, and mental health professionals, who are licensed (or on a licensure track) accepting a new position or establishing a new practice in Indiana. The purpose of the program is to expand Indiana's workforce, within the specified practice areas, by the recruitment and retention of mental health and addiction professionals.

Eligibility Requirements

The application and disbursement timelines:

Process Timeline
Applications Online March 1, 2017
Applications Due 11:59pm May 1, 2017
Notification of Award June 15, 2017
Award Disbursements July 3, 2017

The application period is now closed.

Contact Us

Division of Mental Health and Addiction: 317-232-7800
Attention: HB 1360 Loan Repayment Assistance Program
402 W. Washington Street, Room W353
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
DmhaHB1360@fssa.in.gov