Mental Health Resources

August 10, 2011

BEHAVIOR RESOURCE AND
RECOVERY CENTER OF WELLS COUNTY

Behavior Resource and Recovery Center of Wells County seeks to assist with specific needs in the community. Assistance can be provided to community organizations on domestic abuse and school programs on bullying, discipline, and student responsibility.
The organization, previously known as the Mental Health Association of Wells County, provides written resources to individuals and is also able to direct individuals to locations where they can obtain treatment.
Behavior Resource and Recovery Center of Wells County has an office in the Wells Carnegie Government Annex, 223 W. Washington St. in Bluffton. Volunteers staff the office from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The phone number is 824-1514, and the phone has an answering machine.
Officers are Sharon McMillan, president; Nancy Bonham, vice president; and Jean Reef, treasurer and acting secretary.
The organization has depression and Alzheimer’s support information and mental health public education available. Services include the Christmas Gift List for distribution at Logansport State Hospital and Christmas cards for residents of local nursing homes. The group ask provides funds to local nursing homes for administrators to purchase items to assist residents. Special programs are presented throughout the year, and the organization participates in the Wells County Health Fair each October.
Membership is open to any Wells County resident. The membership fee is $10 a year.

COUNSELING SERVICE

ANN FLANINGAM, M.S., 122 Lamar St., Suite 108, Bluffton. Phone 827-0200. Services: Licensed marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor, and social worker.
PARK CENTER, 1115 S. Main St., Bluffton. Phone 824-1071. Outpatient counseling for individuals, couples and families. Consultations and services to the courts, schools, social and government agencies, and business and industry. Alcohol and drug services. Homebase, case management services.
JOAN PHELPS Counseling, 604 Greenbriar Drive, Bluffton. Phone 824-9353. Services: Individual, marriage, family counseling; alcohol and drug counseling, groups, presentations, workshops, classes. Career assessments and career counseling.

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