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Our Mission

To empower people with mental illness to unlock their full potential and to change the stigma of mental illness from shame, isolation, and despair to hope,dignity, and courage.

“Mental Health Advocacy & Education”

Best of Indianapolis Award

Indianapolis Award Program Honors the Achievement INDIANAPOLIS July 26, 2012 Key Consumer Organization has been selected for the 2012 Best of Indianapolis Award in the Doctors & Clinics category by the Indianapolis Award Program.

NAMI Indiana At the heart of NAMI's mission is our grassroots and the sharing of information with people with mental illness, their families, friends, mental health professionals, and the general public. NAMI strives to offer hope, reform and health to our American community through support, education , and advocacy efforts.
MHAI The mission of Mental Health America of Indiana is to work for the mental health of all citizens and for victory over mental illness and addictive disorders through public education, advocacy and public health reform.
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KEY Consumer Organization | Mental Health Support and Advocacy

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We advocate individually and collectively in order to improve services, promote understanding, and end discrimination against persons with mental illness. Our mission includes not only protecting our rights, but also educating ourselves and the public about psychiatric disorders. We unite our efforts with others concerned about themselves or loved ones being treated by mental health professionals.

The KEY Consumer Organization strives to empower and strengthen mental health consumers who use Indiana's mental health treatment services.

Indiana consumers began organizing in 1984 and KEY was formally started in 1998 with support from the Mental Health Association. Non-profit status was obtained in mid 1990 under the guidance of an all consumer Board of Directors. With local affiliate groups now active statewide, KEY also assists with other self-help groups.

  • Encourages development of local support groups in an effort to create a statewide network for all consumers.
  • Provides advisory assistance to local self-help and advocacy groups.
  • Utilizes the knowledge, strengths, and experiences of all consumers in creating and administering our programs.
  • Promotes public education statewide concerning mental illness and its treatment.
  • Creates an employment model for the state demonstrating reasonable accommodations for employees with mental illness.

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DBSAinmoodrings

 IN Mood Rings is an online community developed by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Indiana (DBSAI) for people and families dealing with any type of mood disorder or substance abuse issue. It's designed to connect members to important resources as well as to provide emotional support, education and inspiration for all people dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Affordable Care Act

Under the Microscope
December 1, 2012
The Affordable Care Act

 

The 2012 election is behind us. President Obama now has a second, 4-year term; the Senate has an even larger Democratic majority than before November 6. As a result, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) – “Obamacare” – is alive, well and likely to stay.

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