Established in 1952, Mental Health America of Putnam County (MHAoPC) is a not-for-profit organization and a United Way agency. It is also an affiliate of Mental Health America, the largest mental health association in the United States.
Mission Statement: Mental Health America of Putnam County is dedicated to promoting community wide mental health and improving the quality of life of residents impacted by mental illness through advocacy, education, collaboration, support services, and prevention activities.
The goal of MHAoPC is to erase the stigma of mental illness and to provide mental health education throughout Putnam County. To accomplish this, MHAoPC acts as a resource to individuals seeking information and provides programs to educate the community to prevent and combat mental illness, while promoting mental wellness.
All programs and activities of MHAoPC are made possible through memberships, direct contributions, United Way allocations, private gifts, fundraisers, and the generous donation of time by MHAoPC volunteers.
MHAoPC 2018 Stats
from Kindergarten to 5th Grade viewed our Puppet Power Program in Putnam County.
91 Adults and 25 Children
attended our Helping Children/Co-Parenting class.
7.7 million to 12.8 million
is the estimated number of children and adolescents in Indiana who may have a diagnosable mental health disorder.
(Department of Mental Health & Human Services)
MHAoPC is proud to be a United Way agency and a grantee of the Putnam County Community Foundation.