Why Support MHAI
Across Indiana, approximately 1 in 4 people have a mental illness during a given year. When you add the number of people with addictions issues, the numbers are astonishing. Unfortunately, stigma concerning mental illness and addictions still exists and result in people not seeking treatment.
Your support of Mental Health America of Indiana is a gift that can change the lives of people in need. For some, the information that MHAI disseminates can lead them to treatment and better understanding of their condition. And ultimately, your support can mean the difference between life and death.
Because of advances in then knowledge of the brain, we know that treatment for mental illness and addictions is effective and can save lives.
Mental illnesses and addictions issues are very prevalent. These chemical imbalances do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity nor socio-economic status. Anyone can be a victim of mental illnesses or addictions. We are the only organization dedicated to all aspects of mental health and addictions from cradle to old age and work to make systems of care more accessible.