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Mental Health Advisory Council (MHAC)

Upcoming Mental Health Advisory Council (MHAC) Quarterly Public Meetings

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Tuesday. August 17, 2021
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Public Meeting - 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Meetings are open to the public and media is welcome. Contact Indiana Disability Rights at 1-800-622-4845 to request accommodations.

Location: Indiana Disability Rights 
4701 N. Keystone Ave., Suite 222 (Second floor)
Indianapolis, Indiana 46205

Mental Health Advisory Council (MHAC)

The Mental Health Advisory Council (MHAC) is composed of ten members from Indiana. The MHAC advises the IPAS Commission and Indiana Disability Rights on issues that impact individuals with mental and behavioral health issues in Indiana. Meetings are held quarterly in Indianapolis.

The MHAC is actively seeking individuals for future appointments. If you have an interest in advocacy regarding mental and/or behavioral health issues, receive mental and/or behavioral health services, or have a family member who does, and you are committed to improving mental and/or behavioral health services in Indiana, you are encouraged to apply. Please complete an application and submit to Indiana Disability Rights.

Mental Health Advisory Council (MHAC) Members

J'Andra AntisdelSt. Joseph County
Samantha BrinkmanMarion County
Luke BrittMarion County

Kari Diedrich-Fritz

Marshall County
Jacob Griffin, Interim ChairDearborn County
Amanda JohnsonAllen County
Kyle LloydGrant County
Linda MillerMarion County
Joanne TedescoHamilton County

Join the MHAC
Members must be committed to promoting the legal and civil rights of people with disabilities, and to the cause of protecting those individuals’ rights to make their own choices. If you are interested in joining the IPAS Commission or the Mental Health Advisory Council (MHAC) please contact Melissa Keyes, Executive Director, via email at ExecutiveDirector@IndianaDisabilityRights.org.