Category Archives: Mental Illness

Sharing Ideas with Aspire’s Consumer Advisory Committee

Aspire’s Jim Skeel shares his thoughts on the organization’s interactions with its Consumer Advisory Committee. Continue reading

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Personal Experience As a Therapy Tool

My name is Teresa Baker and I have lived with a serious mental illness for as long as I can remember. I know everyone’s experience with mental illness is different, but one thing we do share is that we fight … Continue reading

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Mental Health: There’s an App for That

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How do we face addiction?

Aspire is actively participating in a project with Ball State University entitled, “Facing Addiction”.  The objective of the partnership is to strengthen communities through the stories of people.  What stories would the people who face addiction every day have to … Continue reading

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“Medal Winning” Videos of Homelessness

With the Olympics wrapping up yesterday, our minds have been saturated over the last two weeks with the images of bronze, silver, and gold. These colors have taken on great symbolism as the brand of remarkable achievement. In this spirit … Continue reading

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The Case for Integrated Care: An Organizational Perspective

As the full-time grant writer for Aspire Indiana, a comprehensive community mental health center serving central Indiana, I am often privy to new strategies, impending program changes, and and other organizational shifts. Why, you ask? Because I am often tasked … Continue reading

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About Us: Aspire Indiana Health

About Our New Health Center Aspire Indiana Health believes in treating the whole person. This is accomplished by integrating physical, mental and social well-being into our service design. By adding primary health care to our current services, we enhance our … Continue reading

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