North Central Health Services Awards 19 School Corporations Resilient Youth Planning Grants

"North Central Health Services (NCHS) has awarded over half a million dollars in Resilient Youth Initiative planning grants to 19 school corporations in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, and White counties in Indiana..."

IU School of Medicine Using Grant to Bolster Mental Health

"For Hoosiers, finding reliable access to mental health care is too often an uphill battle. More than 50 percent of Indiana counties are without a single practicing psychiatrist. Statewide, the number of psychiatrists is half the national average. Indiana University School of Medicine is bridging this divide in services by significantly increasing the number of psychiatrists it trains per year. The school is growing its programs by a third, with support from more than $4.7 million in grant funding from North Central Health Services..."

Boys & Girls Club Will Buy Van with $67.5K Grant

The Boys & Girls Club of White County will be getting a 14-passenger, wheelchair-accessible van, thanks to a grant it recently received. The grant, worth $67,502, was awarded by North Central Health Services..."

NCHS $2 Million RFP Supporting Youth Resiliency in 8 Counties

"NCHS is announcing a new grant opportunity for school corporations serving Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White counties in Indiana. NCHS has allocated $2 million to the Resilient Youth Initiative, to fund planning and implementation grants for proven programs that support social and emotional learning (SEL) and substance use prevention for youth..."

Prescription Drug Safety Program Launched in Schools

"North Central Health Services announced it is joining the Prescription Drug Safety Network, the nation’s first public-private initiative to combat prescription drug misuse by providing prevention education in schools..."

Expanding Rural Access to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Care

"With initial funding from NCHS, the Purdue University School of Nursing recently added a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certification Program. This new program includes classes focused on the psychopharmacology of mental health, therapy modalities, and the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health conditions. Under the recently announced HRSA “Expanding Access to Quality Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services (SUD-MH)” award, North Central Nursing Clinics has allocated funding to support one provider at each of 4 rural sites to complete this 17 credit hour, 630-hour clinical practicum program, which will greatly enhance medical / mental health integration and expand mental health accessibility for Family Health Clinic patients in Burlington, Delphi, Monon, and Wolcott. These providers will subsequently serve as valued preceptors, training the next generation of healthcare professionals studying this in-demand specialty, with hopes that these providers will remain in the community..."