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System of Care

Indiana’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) has created a System of Care initiative to “ensure that Indiana citizens have access to quality mental health and addiction services that promote individual, family and community resiliency and recovery.” Learn more about System of Care in your county and connect with behavioral and mental health services near you.

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Indiana System of Care

Indiana’s System of Care is founded upon the belief that the local or regional community takes responsibility for building a cooperative, comprehensive system that leads to sustainable success for youth and families. The system is characterized by the following principles:

  • Youth-Guided
  • Family-Driven
  • Collaboration
  • Community-Based
  • Culturally Relevant
  • Outcomes-Based
  • Trauma-Informed
  • Strength-Based
  • Individualized