In addition to crisis intervention, education, and information, these services provide support and education. To receive help today, reach out to one of these professional organizations if you or someone you know is experiencing worry, sadness, anger, or other mental health problems.


Call, text, or chat to talk to a local Community Resource Specialist 24/7 to find services and resources, such as food and clothing, mental health and substance use, housing and utility assistance, education, employment and tax assistance, domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assault, children and family services, and health care, and support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs.

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call 988

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress and prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.  We can all help prevent suicide.

Mental Health Advocates for Michiana

Promotes education on a variety of mental health issues that affect our community.

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

NAMI St. Joseph County

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy.


Provides a full range of mental health and addiction services for children, adolescents, and adults in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties. Our services span the continuum of care, including inpatient treatment, psychiatric services, therapy, care facilitation, skills training and more. We also offer specialized services to meet the unique needs of our community.

Riverbend Cancer Services

Riverbend Cancer Services improves the quality of life of cancer survivors and their families in our community through helpful advocacy, hopeful support, and innovative educational programs.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA: U.S. Department of Health & Human Resources. Find treatment, practitioner training, public messages, grants, data, programs, and more.

Suicide Prevention Center of St. Joseph County

Phone: 574-247-6047.

United Health Services Suicide Prevention offers a Suicide Survivor support group and local outreach to survivors of suicide.

Swanson Center

Everyone faces stress at one time or another. Whether it is trouble at work, family difficulties, or substance abuse, none of us can cope with all life’s challenges on our own. Fortunately, Swanson Center is here for you when things get tough. For more than 40 years, our dedicated community mental and behavioral health staff has been serving people in LaPorte County.

Youth Service Bureau

They offer an array of services (emergency youth shelter, street outreach program, a drop-in center, transitional living programs, independent living programs, individual and family counseling, case management services, and Safe Place (presentations and sites), completely free of charge to youth. They work to help youth repair foundations which have been damaged by abuse, neglect, homelessness, and lack of resources by teaching them how to overcome the complex barriers to self-sufficiency.