As part of their Recovery Month coverage, WLFI interviewed Valley Oaks Health’s Director of Addiction Services, Mick Schoenradt. Growing up around addiction, Mick had experienced the negative effects of alcoholism and untreated mental illness first hand, and this gave him a passion for helping others going through similar situations.Learn more about Mick’s calling and the… Continue reading Director of Addiction Services Discusses His Calling to Help Others at Valley Oaks
In 2019, Valley Oaks Health partnered with the Montgomery County Jail, Crawfordsville Fire Department, Montgomery Superior Court I, and Workforce Plus to bring the Jail Chemical Addiction Program, or JCAP, to inmates seeking recovery counseling and life skills training before their release. Over the last two years, 117 participants have gone through the program with… Continue reading Valley Oaks Helps Bring JCAP to Montgomery County Jails
During the month of September, Valley Oaks Health was happy to partner with Phoenix Paramedic Solutions and WLFI to promote National Recovery Month and highlight the impact our Quick Response Team has had in the Greater Lafayette community. In 2020, overdose deaths in Indiana rose by thirty-three percent. In Tippecanoe County, they rose by zero.… Continue reading WLFI Promotes National Recovery Month and the Quick Response Team
For some people entering the criminal justice system, mental health and substance use treatment can be a better outcome than jail time. Valley Oaks Health is happy to work alongside the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office to create a new program focused on providing treatment and preventing future crimes. Learn more in this piece by Star… Continue reading Valley Oaks Partners with Prosecutor to Develop Treatment Program
Access to mental health care is a critical focus at Valley Oaks Health, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, many service providers saw a jump in demand. In a five part series from WISH TV, Aleah Hordges details this rise in demand for mental health care, especially among those enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid, and the… Continue reading WISH TV 5-Part Series
Dr. Monique Kulkarni, the Senior Director of Clinical Services at Valley Oaks Health, shares why the COVID-19 pandemic has had such an impact on mental health. What can we do to support ourselves and others in our community? Learn more in this piece by Star City News.
The Community Foundations of Attica, Covington and Southeast Fountain recently awarded a total of $3,000 to Valley Oaks Health’s Beyond the Violence program. Beyond the Violence leverages multiple avenues to combat domestic violence, including prevention education, support groups, and legal advocacy. The Community Foundations support the efforts of this program as they align with their… Continue reading Valley Oaks Receives Grant from Local Community Foundations
The Indiana Department of Education recently awarded community organizations and schools across the state with more than $120 million in funding to help recover from an unprecedented school year. In partnership with Boswell Elementary School, Otterbein Elementary School, and BloomBoard Inc., Valley Oaks Health received a $166,000 grant which will be utilized to address existing… Continue reading Valley Oaks Receives Grant from Indiana Department of Education
Valley Oaks Health’s CEO, Tom Gilliom, was recently featured in MHCA’s Insider Newsletter. As a member of this organization, Tom represents Valley Oaks Health and furthers our mission of being a leader in community health solutions. Learn more about Tom and his experience in the mental health field here.
Valley Oaks Health recently partnered with Mental Health America – Wabash Valley Region, National Alliance on Mental Illness – West Central Indiana, Sycamore Springs, Bauer Family Resources, Willowstone Family Services, Meridian Health Services, and Tippecanoe County Community Corrections to give local legislators an opportunity to learn more about youth mental health and discuss how we… Continue reading Valley Oaks Health Discusses Youth Mental Health with Local Legislators