Category Archives: Recovery

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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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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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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The Case for Integrated Care: A Patient Perspective

As a guy who visits the doctor as infrequently as possible, I am perhaps not the best choice to author a paper on integrated care from the patient perspective. My last visit to a medical professional was a couple of … Continue reading

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Creating Inclusivity

We at Aspire strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for all marginalized populations while providing a full continuum of services, including behavioral healthcare, substance abuse treatment, HIV care coordination, employment services, and housing services. Specifically, the lesbian, gay, … Continue reading

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