Howard Behavioral Health Services

Our continuum of care offers a wide variety of treatment options to get you the behavioral health services you need. We provide care addressing chronic and acute conditions across the life span.

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Outpatient Clinic – Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Services

Adult and youth outpatient mental health services are available at our behavioral care clinics located in Howard, Clinton, and Tipton counties. We also provide services virtually from our clinics to other surrounding Cass, Miami, and Carroll counties.

At each of our clinics, we offer individual, group and/or family therapy for issues like depression, anxiety, stress or anger management, substance abuse or gambling addiction. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of care providers including psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses, licensed clinical social workers, therapists and case managers.


  • Comprehensive intake assessments
  • Medication services
  • Individual therapy
  • Couples/Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Intensive outpatient group
  • Medication assisted treatment for opiates and alcohol
  • Recovery coaching
  • Smoking cessation
  • Gambling screening
  • Teen programs
  • Family Education support
Community and Home-Based Services

Community and home-based services teach adults and youth skills necessary to achieve success and independence. Community’s clinicians assist clients in identifying individual goals and provide the tools necessary to reach them.

Services for Adults

  • Managing finances and budgeting
  • Positive parenting
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Addiction recovery
  • Coping with depression or anxiety
  • Medication management

Services for Children

  • Social skills
  • Emotion regulation
  • Decision making
Court Ordered

Community’s staff work with clients to make sure all requirements are met while working alongside the client.


  • Individual, family and group therapy
  • Recovery coaching
  • Parenting programs
  • Addictions recovery programs
School-Based Services

Therapists and life skills clinicians provide a diverse option of services within the school setting to help students be successful. In additional to partnering with families and schools, our school based teams work with an interdisciplinary treatment team, including psychiatrists, to ensure all behavioral health care needs are addressed. 

Focus Areas

  • Coping skills
  • Concentration/task completion skills
  • Social/interaction skills
  • Communication skills
  • Managing challenging behaviors
Supported Employment and Housing

The Supported Employment and Housing program is designed to identify and develop job opportunities while helping clients obtain employment. We believe that individuals diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness have the right to work and are frequently capable of securing and maintaining gainful employment and housing.

Supported Employment

  • Teach job skills
  • Job placement
  • Resume development and interview skills
  • Connecting clients to community resources
  • Benefits reporting

Supported Housing

  • Assistance with housing opportunities
  • Support in navigating HUD and other community resources
  • Emergency apartments
Medication Services

Virtual and office-based medication services enable our clinical providers the ability to provide exceptional clinical care to individuals wherever the client prefers to be.


  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Medication follow-up visits
  • Individual counseling
Inpatient Services

Community offers approximately 161 acute psychiatric beds within its system which includes a 12-bed adult unit located on Community Howard’s hospital campus. We offer a full-service inpatient behavioral health continuum of care that includes dedicated units/programs for youth, senior adults, integrated addictions recovery, psychiatric intensive care, mood disorders, and for those patients with longer term mental illness.

This level of care is for those who need intensive supervision and treatment in dealing with a crisis or exacerbation of mental illness symptoms or are in need of detox support. Led by psychiatrists, our clinical staff work to coordinate individualized treatment plans for patients across the lifespan.

Youth Residential

Lutherwood Child & Family Services partnership offers a 100-bed youth residential treatment experience.

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Fairbanks Services

Fairbanks, located on the north east side of Indianapolis, offers a full continuum of evidence-based drug and alcohol treatment, including outpatient, inpatient, and long-term residential programs.

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Cash-Based Virtual Care

Through our MDLive partnership, Community Virtual Care users may schedule appointments with licensed therapists for behavioral health needs - from anxiety and addiction to grief and relationship issues.