Behavioral health services for youth and families

Who we serve

We provide mental health services for youth and families involved with:

  • Child welfare,
  • Juvenile justice,
  • The Indiana Children’s Mental Health Initiative (CMHI),
  • The Indiana Department of Education (DOE), or
  • The Indiana Cross-System Care Coordination program.

Choices clinicians get to know each youth and family’s preferences, beliefs, and values. We develop a plan of care specific to their needs.

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Our goals

Choices Behavioral Health Solutions aims to:

  • Improve the mental health of youth and their parents
  • Prevent unnecessary removal of youth from their homes
  • Strengthen family stability and resilience
  • Enhance parent-child communication, attachment, and ability to maintain safety
  • Coordinate care across multiple systems and providers

Our services

We schedule services with each youth and family at times and locations convenient for them. Locations could include: a family’s home, a school, another community setting, or at Choices office if needed.

Our services include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Case management
  • Behavioral support services
  • Coordination with primary care and other service providers
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Eligibility

Most of the youth we serve are:

  • 6 to 18 years old
  • Medicaid-eligible (if not referred through an existing contract)
  • Diagnosed with at least one mental health disorder (according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, also known as DSM 5) – and excluding Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders

There are sometimes exceptions to these eligibility requirements that we will work through with the referral agency.

Referrals and contact information

Choices Behavioral Health Solutions receives referrals through contracts with the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS), Choices Coordinated Care Solutions, and the Indiana CMHI Program.

We can also serve Medicaid-eligible youth via referrals from juvenile courts, schools, or Indiana Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).

For more information, contact:

Choices Behavioral Health Solutions
317.472.8515
BHS@ChoicesCCS.org