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Community and Mental Health Resources

'What's the bravest thing you've ever said?' asked the boy. 
'Help,' said the horse. 
'Asking for help isn't giving up,' said the horse. 'It's refusing to give up.'
- From Charlie Mackesy's The Boy, the Mole, and the Fox and the Horse

Local Mental Health Counseling & Community Support

Although this list is not exhaustive, there are several listings for mental health and community resources. For immediate attention due to suicide risk, visit the emergency room of Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center.


Center for Psychological Services- 481-9988

Creative Thoughts Counseling Center 848-2213

Dubois County Resources 

Ireland Home Based Services 1-877-403-0380

Lifesprings Health Systems 482-3020

Memorial Counseling Center 996-5780

Piece by Piece Counseling Center 727-4724

Playful Healing & Counseling 848-2559


Child Safety

Here are some helpful links to learn more about child abuse prevention and online safety. 

department of child services abuse & Neglect hotline
childhelp national hotline
national center for missing & exploited children cyber tipline:
1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678)
national human trafficking hotline
1-888-373-7888 Text "Help" to 233733

Healthy Dating & Relationships

Learn more about the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships. Seek help if you believe that you may be in an unhealthy relationship. 

crisis connection
love is respect
1-866-331-9474 Text "Loveis" to 22522

Crisis Hotlines & Online Support

These resources provide free, online crisis support.

crisis text line
Text "HOME" to 741741
National suicide prevention lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
the trevor project
Text "Start" to 678678