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Having Trouble Coping? Not Sure Where to Turn?


The Mental Health Navigator can help you find your way. If you need mental health services, but don't know where to turn for answers, here's good news. Now there's someone to call for help. The Mental Health Navigator is a free community service coordinated by Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. and funded by Deaconess Health System and Ascension St. Vincent.


Navigator Services Include these FREE and CONFIDENTIAL Services:


  • Friendly guidance and connection to the resources you need

  • Help in finding mental health services or substance use treatment services (local or out of town)

  • Care coordination and follow-up after discharge from the ER or hospital

  • Help in coordinating transportation 1o appointments

  • Assistance in connecting with an insurance navigator

  • Help in applying for government programs such as subsidized housing. food stamps, disability, free phone and more

  • Access to crisis support

  • Listings of local resources including shelters, food pantries, utility assistance, AA/NA meetings, financial assistance, nonfood vouchers, free meals, legal services, pregnancy testing and counseling, parenting classes, STD clinics, smoking cessation resources, child care, etc.  


Meet The Navigator


Say hello to Rachel Scott, B.S., the first and only Mental Health Navigator in the Greater Evansville area. Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Indiana and began her career over five years ago working in Southwestern Behavioral Healthcare's SGL (Supervised Group Living) program, a group home that serves adults living with mental health conditions. She has also been a skills coach/case manager for adults with mental health challenges and is a trained member of the Mobile Crisis Team. Rachel volunteers most weekends as a crisis unit responder, helping people in crisis get the immediate care and support they need.


Call the Mental Health Navigator at (812) 470-2058. If you're facing a crisis and need immediate help, call the crisis line at (812) 422-1100.

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