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About Aspire Indiana

Aspire Indiana is a non-profit comprehensive community mental health center serving adults and children in Boone, Hamilton, Madison, and Marion counties in central-Indiana. Aspire provides a full continuum of services, including behavioral healthcare, substance abuse treatment, HIV care coordination, employment services, and housing services for at-risk populations. Aspire also provides mental health and substance abuse services to people who are deaf, including Indiana’s only group home for people with serious mental illness who are deaf.

Programs and services at Aspire are accredited by the Joint Commission. This accreditation demonstrates organizational concern for the quality of services provided. Aspire is also certified by the Indiana Division of Mental Health & Addiction as an Addictions Services Provider, as a Community Mental Health Center, and as a Managed Care Provider for Chemically Addicted, Compulsive Gambling Addiction, Seriously Emotionally Disturbed, and Seriously Mentally Ill.

Aspire Supporters

We would like to thank our supporters who help us, help others.

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  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Hoover Family Foundation
  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction
  • The four Counties of Boone, Hamilton, Madison and Marion
  • Indiana State Department of Health
  • United Way of Madison County
  • Transformation Trust
  • Community Foundation of Boone County
  • Madison County Community Foundation
  • The Jimmy Fund
  • Indiana Association for Community and Economic Development
  • The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling
  • The Anderson Rotary Club


January 2014
Michael Hall Joins Board of Directors for Aspire Indiana

December 2013
Aspire Indiana Announces 2014 Board of Directors

October 2013

Maier selected as Board of Director for The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling

September 2013

Aspire Indiana Honors National Recovery Month with Recovery Glass Necklaces

June 2013

Lee announced as new of Director of Outpatient Services

Aspire Indiana Honors “National HIV Testing Day” with Red Recovery Glass


May 2013

Aspire Indiana Names Employee of the Year

April, 2013

Aspire Indiana Receives $7,500 from Indiana Division of Mental Health & Addiction

Aspire Indiana Receives $100,000 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

March, 2013

Horstman announced as new Senior Director of Youth and Family Community Services at Aspire Indiana

January, 2013

Archeon Responds Rapidly to AMA Code Changes

Taraska announced as new Resident Psychiatrist at Aspire Indiana

Aspire Indiana Releases 2012 Annual Report


December, 2012

DeHaven named Hero for Recovery
Aspire Indiana Announces 2013 Board of Directors

October, 2012
Aspire Indiana and Community Health Network form partnership to integrate and enhance access to behavioral health care services


August, 2012
Liedtke announced as new Psychologist at Aspire Indiana

Aspire Indiana/Butler University announce Zlatkin and Padgett as Recipients of Nationally-Recognized Doctoral Psychology Internship

April, 2012
Vaughan announced as new Director of Outpatient Services at Aspire Indiana

March, 2012
Horstman announced as new Director of Youth Services at Aspire Indiana

December, 2011
Kathleen Bowers recognized at Indiana APSE (IN-APSE)

Former Ivy Tech Chancellor, Meredith Carter, Joins Board of Directors for Aspire Indiana

Tina Skeel Elected to IN-APSE Board of Directors

October, 2011
Aspire Indiana Receives Meaningful Use Incentive

August, 2011
Tina Skeel appointed as Director of Vocational Services at Aspire Indiana

Wright announced as new director of Aspire Indiana’s Elwood office

DeHaven named as national 2011 Behavioral Healthcare Champion

Gray returns to Aspire Indiana in new role: Director of Training,
Clinical Supervision and Outcomes

Feb. 28, 2011
Lilly Endowment supports Deaf Services Program

Feb. 1, 2011
New headquarters for Aspire Indiana

Jan. 19, 2011
Aspire’s director of employment services named to national committee

Thursday, December 2, 2010
Born named to Ball State University Advisory Committee

Thursday, November 11, 2010
The Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute Continues to Combat
Chronic Homelessness

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Board of Directors

Board Chair
Bryan Brenner CEO

Board Vice Chair
Jeff Reed, CPA
Blue & Company, LLC

Board Secretary
Paula Bachert, Owner
Zounds Hearing Aids (Indianapolis)

Board Treasurer
Doug Prince, CPA, Owner
ProCourse Fiduciary Advisors, LLC

Meredith Carter
Hamilton County Representative

Doug Cassman, CEO
Educational Services, Inc.

John Demaree, COO/Principal
Summit Realty Company

Craig Dunkin, President
W.R. Dunkin & Sons Construction

Syd Ehmke, FNP
Director, Riverview Hospital Community Health Clinic

Michael Hall, CFA

Duane Hoak, Ed.D
Anderson University (Retired)

Darlene Likens
Madison County Clerk

Amy Matthews, Esq.
Church Church Hittle & Antrim

Marjorie Shell
Consultant, Millers Merry Manor

James Ward (Retired)
Ward’s Awning Company

Donna Yancey, Ph.D., (Retired)
School of Nursing Professional
Member of NAMI


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Consumer Portal

Our Consumer Portal lets you fill out registrations, request appointments and prescription renewals -plus pay your bill online. Click here to access the portal.


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Aspire Careers


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Forms & Information

Please call the appointment number at the top, right of this page before accessing the forms below.
Intake Letter

Adult Information Sheet

Child-Adolescent Information

Client Medical Worksheet

ACE Questionnaire


Privacy and Grievance

Privacy Practices

Grievance Statement


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Are you thinking about work?

Do you want to learn how work will affect your Social Security benefits?

If you are interested in learning about the Ticket to Work Program or other Work Incentives, you can participate in a Free Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) webinar.  WISE webinars are hosted by Choose Work and is a great opportunity to learn about available work incentives.  You can ask questions during the webinar and on occasion, also participate in the Facebook Q&A after the webinar.

To register please click this link or call 877-743-8237 (V/TTY)


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To schedule an appointment call:




Outside Resources


NAMI Indiana

MHA of Indiana

Crisis Intervention Team



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