Purdue School of Nursing Receives Grant to Fund Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

"The Purdue University School of Nursing has received a grant from North Central Health Services to fund the creation and implementation of a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner program. NCHS approached Purdue nursing along with representatives of the Mental Health Forum of Tippecanoe County, which represents community organizations and leaders, about building a program to help alleviate the shortage of mental health providers in Greater Lafayette and surrounding counties..."

YMCA Project Breaks Ground in Lafayette

"Ground has been broken on a $28 million facility that will house a new Lafayette Family YMCA. The project also includes space for Junior Achievement, a Franciscan Health clinic and a childcare center..."

Addiction Program Targets Uninsured

"A recently established program is providing treatment to uninsured and underserved people dealing with drug and alcohol addiction. Riggs Community Health is using a $346,469 grant from North Central Health Services to operate an addiction treatment clinic at its location at 1716 Hartford St..."

Four Area Nonprofit Professionals Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Executive Leadership Certification

"North Central Health Services (NCHS) and the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette have selected the first class of NCHS Nonprofit Executive Development Initiative scholarship recipients. The initiative will fund their enrollment in the IUPUI School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Nonprofit Executive Leadership Certification Program..."

Community Health Network Foundation Receives $2,454,400 Grant for Psychiatry Residency Program

"West Lafayette-based North Central Health Services has awarded a nearly $2.5 million grant to Community Health Network Foundation in Indianapolis. The eight-year grant will support Community Health's psychiatry residency program, which launched in July..."