If you are in need of help or guidance, the following are some suggestions of whom to contact. You can also contact any of our board members, many of whom have been directly involved in their own care and treatment or the care and treatment of their mentally ill loved ones.
For all emergencies: 911
Information Referral Network: 211
If you or someone you know are thinking of suicide,
Bloomington Hospital: 812-336-6821
Emergency Room: 812-353-9515
Crisis Care Center: 812-353-9449
Stress Care Center: 812-353-9250
Landmark Psychiatric and Counseling Services: 812-353-3450
Indiana State Police, Bloomington Post: 812-384-4624
Monroe County Sheriff: 812-349-3332
Bloomington City Police: 812-339-4477
Indiana University Police: 812-855-3075
Indiana University Health Service: 812-855-4011
Indiana University Counseling and Psychiatric Service: 812-855-5711
Centerstone (formerly the Center for Behavioral Health): 812-339-1691
Meadows Hospital: 812-331-8000
Catholic Charities: 812-332-1262
Mental Health America: firstname.lastname@example.org
MHA Directory of Mental Health Providers: www.mha-monroe.com/directory
Mental Health Association Indianapolis: 800-555-6424
NAMI Indiana: 800-677-6442, www.namiindiana.org/
NAMI Greater Bloomington Area: 812-369-3119
Family Support Group Facilitator: Jill Giffin: namigreaterbloomingtonarea At gmail.com
DBSA Support Group: www.dbsabloomington-in.org
Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addictions: 317-232-7800
The NAMI GBA Board of Directors
We are a dynamic and hard-working group of people who are committed to improving the lives of our community's mentally ill and their family members. We are some of those family members and consumers ourselves!
If you are interested in serving the affiliate by joining the board, please contact us at 812-369-3119 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Meet the Directors
President Paul Fogleman
President Emeritus Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D. is the national spokesperson for the Harvard Brain Bank. She has a brother diagnosed with schizophrenia. Contact her at drjill AT drjilltaylor.com.
Vice President Laura Jesseph is a NAMI-GBA Family to Family class instructor and has been a family support group facilitator. She also is our "Brain Pages" Newsletter editor. Laura is a mother, grandmother, videographer, and musician. Contact her at ljesseph AT aol.com.
Secretary Jill Giffin is the department administrator for Germanic Studies at Indiana University and has a brother diagnosed with schizo-affective disorder. She is a graduate of NAMI's Family to Family class. She is a Support Group Facilitator and has served on NAMI-GBA's family panel at CIT training sessions for the community's police officers. Also, she is a member of the Family Advisory Committee to Centerstone. Contact her at jillleathgiffin AT yahoo.com.
Treasurer Jan Owens