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In a crisis, there is help.

When you or a loved one are in need of immediate help, there are several different resources available to you in Dearborn County. 

Resources for immediate help:

Choices Emergency Response Team

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24 hour assessment and onsite support for individuals and their families experiencing challenges with opioid overdoses, substance use, and mental health crises. 

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Community Mental Health Center

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Walk in assessments, referrals, treatment and a 24 hour crisis hotline. 

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Medical Stabilization

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Medically supervised, voluntary hospital stay to help with initial detox. 

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Choices Emergency Response Team CERT

Who they are:

The Choices Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a mobile, community based team of specialists that provide 24-hour assessment and on-site response to support individuals and their families experiencing challenges with opioid overdoses, substance use, and mental health crises.  

What they do:

The team assists clients with connecting to treatment, resources, and recovery. CERT has the ability to stay connected with the family for up to 60 days to ensure the stability of their recovery and resources. 


Contact:  

317-205-8302  or

 email  CERT@ChoicesCCS.org 

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Who they serve:

 CERT serves Decatur, Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland, Ohio, Dearborn, and Franklin County. Services are currently free of charge.  

Choices Emergency Response Team CERT

What they do:

 The Choices Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a mobile, community based team of specialists that provide 24-hour assessment and on-site response to support individuals and their families experiencing challenges with opioid overdoses, substance use, and mental health crises.  

How they can help:

The team assists clients with connecting to treatment, resources, and recovery. CERT has the ability to stay connected with the family for up to 60 days to ensure the stability of their recovery and resources.  

Who they serve:

CERT serves Decatur, Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland, Ohio, Dearborn, and Franklin County. Services are currently free of charge. 


Anyone can call CERT for assistance, whether you are the person in need or know someone who needs the support. 


CALL:  317-205-8302  

or email  CERT@ChoicesCCS.org 

Community Mental Health Center CMHC

How they can help:

Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders, Assessment and Treatment


812-537-7375:

 401 West Eads Parkway, Suite 450: Lawrenceburg, IN

24 Hour Emergency Crisis 1-800-849-1248

Locations in Dearborn, Frankling, Ripley, Ohio, and Switzerland Counties


-Outpatient mental health -Substance use services -Intensive family services -School and community-based services -16 bed locked inpatient unit for those in crisis -Vivitrol shots & the Bridge are also offered


Free confidential screening online: https://cmhcinc.org/free-confidential-online-screening/


Hours: Monday-Thursday 8AM-7PM Friday 8AM-5PM Saturday By Apt Only

All offices have Open Access and Walk-in periods for individuals to come in without an appointment and be seen immediately for an assessment. PREREGISTER @812-537-7375


Open Accessis for individuals who are seeking services primarily for behavioral health issues.


Walk In is for individuals who are seeking assessment and treatment for substance use disorders/addiction. 

This process takes around 90 minutes and sometimes there may be a wait. People are seen on a first-come, first-served bases. These services DO NOT replace emergency services. Please call 911 if there is an emergency. 


Lawrenceburg Schedule: 401 WEST EADS PARKWAY, SUITE 450, LAWRENCEBURG, IN

OPEN ACCESS(behavioral health issues such as depression, anxiety, etc): 

Monday through Thursday 8:30AM-10:30AM

WALK IN (assessment and treatment for addiction services):

Tuesday 3:30PM-5:30PM Thursday 12:30PM-2:00PM


St. Leon Schedule:  28208 INDIANA ONE, ST. LEON, IN

OPEN ACCESS AND WALK IN: Wednesday 9:00AM-11:00AM

HighPoint Health Medical Stabilization

  

812-532-2646  

600 Wilson Creek Road, 

Lawrenceburg, IN 47025


Hope for those with Addiction

Highpoint Health Inpatient Medical Stabilization treats patients who suffer from substance use/misuse/addiction while in a safe and confidential environment. Medical Stabilization begins with a short hospital stay while providing treatment for opiate addiction.


Medical Stabilization is a voluntary, scheduled admission, and patients must meet certain requirements.


-Medically supervised hospital stay typically lasts 3 days

-Alleviates acute, intense symptoms of withdrawal during the initial period of detox

-Medication assisted treatment

-24-hour monitoring by hospital staff

-Discharge plan including counseling, treatment recommendations, relapse prevention, referrals to appropriate aftercare programs