The Division of Mental Health and Addiction sets care standards for the provision of mental health and addiction services to Hoosiers. DMHA is committed to ensuring that clients have access to quality services that promote individual, family and community resiliency and recovery.
The division also certifies all community mental health centers and addiction treatment services providers. DMHA operates six psychiatric hospitals (NeuroDiagnostic Institute, Evansville Psychiatric Children’s Center, Evansville State Hospital, Logansport State Hospital, Madison State Hospital and Richmond State Hospital). DMHA provides funding support for mental health and addiction services to target populations with financial need and administers federal funds earmarked for substance abuse prevention projects.
An unyielding focus on promoting and supporting the mental health and wellness of the people of Indiana.
To champion mental health promotion and substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery systems that are high quality, seamlessly integrated and accessible to the people and communities of Indiana.
DMHA core principles:
Our three core principles are systems that are:
|High quality||Seamlessly integrated||Accessible|
|Person-centered||Full continuum of care||Minimal administrative burden|
|Innovative||Strong partnerships||Accessible to clients and providers|
|Data-driven||Smooth referrals||Easy to use|
|Peer-driven||Functions with payer sources||Transparent|
|Culturally competent||Includes shared populations||Expedient access to care|
Certify all community mental health centers and addiction treatment services providers. Administer federal funds earmarked for substance abuse prevention projects. License inpatient psychiatric hospitals. Operate the state mental health hospitals: Larue D. Carter Memorial Hospital, Evansville Psychiatric Children’s Center, Evansville State Hospital, Logansport State Hospital, Madison State Hospital and Richmond State Hospital. Provide funding support for mental health and addiction services to target populations with financial need.
Partner with consumers and families. Represent the taxpayer through wise stewardship of tax dollars. Inform the public about addiction and mental health services. Provide addiction and mental health services to uninsured and underinsured Hoosiers. Set standards of quality care for the provision of addictions and mental health services.
Recovery refers to the process in which people are able to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. For some individuals, recovery is the ability to live a fulfilling and productive life despite a disability. For others, recovery implies the reduction or complete remission of symptoms. Science has shown that having hope plays an integral role in an individual’s recovery.
Mental health services:
In Indiana, the Community Mental Health Centers provide mental health and addiction services to persons with a serious mental illness and/or a substance use disorder. The target population are Hoosiers with the most need and least able to access care having no insurance or underinsured with limited income to 200 percent of poverty level. The CMHCs are required by Indiana code and by contract with the DMHA to offer a full continuum of mental health and addiction services.