Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) - Community Mental Health Center, Inc., is a private, non-profit community mental health center dedicated to providing a full continuum of mental health services. CMHC helps a variety of clients meet the challenges of living with short-term and long-term mental and emotional problems. Our professional and support staff understand that is is not always easy to deal with such problems, so we consistently strive to make clients as comfortable as possible with the treatment process while also stressing their participation is essential for the success of their treatment.
A rape crisis and domestic violence hotline and referral service, as well as community education and prevention programs are provided by Community Mental Health Center, Inc DIRECTIONS! program.
Trained Support and Advocacy Services (SAS) volunteers provide both counseling and referral for adolescent and adult survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Hospital and court advocacy and support for friends and family of survivors also is offered.
Programs presented in area schools work with children to help them identify child abuse and to get help in stopping such abuse, to build self-esteem and promote decision-making skills, and to clarify issues surrounding sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. Presentations to community organizations are offered throughout the year upon request.
Southeast Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation (SIEOC)
SIEOC supports activities helping individuals in need of assistance as well as low-income families.
Dearborn County Hospital
Toll Free: 1-800-656-5572
Margaret Mary Community Hospital
Domestic Violence shelters and support service Southeast and Central Indiana
Safe Passage, Inc - Serves Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Dearborn and Switzerland Counties in Southeastern Indiana.
Phone: 812-933-1990 or 24 hour crisis hotline toll free 1-877-733-1990
Turning Point - Serves Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, and Johnson counties in Southeastern and Central Indiana.
Genesis - Servies Wayne, Union, Rush, Franklin, and Fayette counties in Southeast and Central Indiana.
Indiana State Resources
Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault, (ICESA)
ICESA was formed in October, 2015 to answer a critical need in Indiana. Our goal is to improve the state's response to victims of sexual assault by bringing awareness to this problem and educating Hoosiers, through primary prevention initiatives, create a culture of care that will, in due course, lead to the end of sexual violence.
It is part of ICESA's mission to provide communication, training, and a supportive network to sexual assault service providers, survivors, and supporters throughout Indiana. Not only do we target Indiana's larger cities, but rural areas, college campuses, and variours locations throughout the state. To this end, ICESA helps direct state resources, as well as privately raised funds, to local programs in order to empower individuals and communities to end sexual assault.
Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV)
ICADV is committed to the elimination of domestic violence through: providing public awareness and education; advocating for systemic and social change; influencing public policy and allocation of resources; educating and strengthening coalition members; and promoting the availability of quality comprehensive services.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network ( RAINN)
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
Accessing this site provides information on what to do if you are in an abusive relationship and a list of each state's domestic violence coalition.
Break The Silence
24/7 Crisis 812-537-1302
Toll Free 877-849-1248
Women Helping Women (WHW)
WHW provides evidence-based prevention and expert crisis intervention and support services for survivors of dating violence, sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking in Hamilton and Butler, Ohio Counties (including sexual violence crisis services to Preble, Brown and Adams Counties). 24-hour hotline 513-381-5610
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will.
To report or request services call 1 (888) 373-7888 - SMS:233733 (Text "HELP" or "INFO")
Drugs and Alcohol Abuse
This national site is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. It was developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from the White House and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and people in recovery themselves. Here individuals can hear stories from people with similiar life experiences, discover the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use issues and locate local support. Family and friends can learn about addiction and how to encourage treatment and support sober living.