Behavioral Health

For appointments or 24-hour crisis services, call 765-453-8555 or toll-free at 888-204-6242.

If you or your loved one is feeling suicidal, homicidal or is gravely impaired, go directly to your nearest Emergency Department.

Continuum of Care

Our continuum of care has three divisions, providing care from chronic to acute conditions for ages five years to seniors suffering from mental illness and or substance abuse.

Locations

Clients may be seen in a variety of locations, which include inpatient, residential, outpatient, school, community and home-based settings.

Community Howard Regional Health - Inpatient Unit
3500 S. Lafountain, Kokomo, IN 46902
Phone: 765-453-8555 or 888-204-6242 (toll-free)

Inpatient care provides a safe hospital setting for assessing and stabilizing patients experiencing acute psychiatric difficulties and substance abuse problems. Services include treatment programs designed for adults. The clinical team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and occupational therapists assists patients onto the path of recovery with effective discharge planning. They determine the appropriate aftercare programs and ensure continuity of treatment for patients.

Daily visiting hours: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m.

Visitation

  • We encourage visitation; however, we ask that the visiting hours be respected.
  • Children under the age of 14 years are not permitted to visit the units, unless special arrangements are made.
  • Confidentiality is expected.
  • Any visit which becomes non-therapeutic may be terminated.

Community Howard Behavioral Health Services
322 N. Main, Kokomo, IN 46901

To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 765-453-8555 or 888-204-6242 (toll-free).

Community Counseling Center
205 N. Jackson, Frankfort, IN 46041

To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 765-659-4771.

Clinic Hours

Outpatient clinic hours are geared to meet patient clinical needs. As such, various clinics maintain hours between 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Depending on demand, clinics may offer some limited Saturday hours.

Funding

Funding sources include:

  • Commercial insurance
  • Grants
  • Healthcare reform exchange
  • Local courts
  • Local school districts
  • Medicaid (clinic and rehabilitation option)
  • Medicare
  • State Department of Family and Children's Services
  • State Department of Mental Health and Addictions
  • State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Charity care

Sliding scale and payment plans are available for all those that qualify.

To contact the financial counselor for behavioral health services, call 765-453-8461.

Community Howard conducts community outreach and client service engagement for homeless individuals and families on the streets, in service venues, and other locations where they can be found in Howard County, Indiana.

Through the PATH Grant, the outreach team responds to the issues and concerns of people in need of assistance as well as local residents, businesses, and others relative to homelessness in this community. Focused on the "hardest-to-reach" chronically homeless population, the outreach team works in partnership with city staff, local service providers, health professionals, law enforcement, and the community at-large to help people overcome chronic homelessness and connect with the services they need to gain stable housing and achieve self-sufficiency. HMIS Privacy Notice

Services

Clients who come to Community Howard find hope and health as they face anxiety, depression, addiction or other behavioral health disorders. Services include:

  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Discharge planning for follow-up care
  • Medication management
  • Medical detoxification-when indicated
  • Individual, family and group therapies, case management
  • Skill building and development
  • Crisis stabilization, psycho-education
  • Self-management of illness
  • Education on co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders
  • Wrap-around services
  • Supported employment services

Our goal is for all of our clients to have a high-quality, self-directed, satisfying life in the community. This life in the community includes health, a home, a purpose and community.

Why Choose Community Howard?

Community Howard Behavioral Health Services is the official certified Community Mental Health Center, charged with the mission of serving those with serious mental illness, chronic addictions and emotional/behavioral disturbance for Clinton, Howard and Tipton Counties. We are accredited by the Joint Commission, the Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addictions and the Indiana Hospital Association.

Community Howard Behavioral Services is dedicated to assisting our clients in reclaiming their lives by inspiring HOPE as well as promoting HEALTH and DIGNITY.