PATH to Help Law Enforcement in All Homelessness Calls

The West Lafayette Police Department has shifted its policy for calls involving people experiencing homelessness to include Valley Oaks Health’s PATH program staff. This change is welcomed by our organization as it allows those experiencing homelessness to receive the mental health care they may need while finding housing and a path forward.  Program director, Randi… Continue reading PATH to Help Law Enforcement in All Homelessness Calls

Remembering the Importance of the Road to Recovery

Celebrating active recovery is important, but it can often overshadow the work done along the way to make recovery possible. In this piece from WLFI’s Recovery Month series, Valley Oaks Health’s Director of Addiction Services, Mick Shoenradt, and the President and CEO of Phoenix Paramedic Solutions, Nathaniel Metz, share why highlighting the journey towards healing… Continue reading Remembering the Importance of the Road to Recovery

Community Corrections Program Provides Opportunities for Recovery

Tippecanoe County Community Corrections is prioritizing recovery for its clients struggling with substance use disorder. Thanks to their efforts and those of other community organizations including Valley Oaks Health, Phoenix Paramedic Solutions, Home with Hope, and countless others, receiving treatment has become easier in the Greater Lafayette area. Discover how community-based, peer-led treatment is making… Continue reading Community Corrections Program Provides Opportunities for Recovery

Addiction Services Make an Impact for Those Experiencing Homelessness

Valley Oaks Health is proud to partner with community organizations like LTHC Homeless Services and Phoenix Paramedic Solutions to bring addiction and mental health services to every member of our community, including those experiencing homelessness. Hear Nick Cunningham’s inspiring story about rising out of addiction and pulling others out with him as part of WLFI’s… Continue reading Addiction Services Make an Impact for Those Experiencing Homelessness

Director of Addiction Services Discusses His Calling to Help Others at Valley Oaks

As part of their Recovery Month coverage, WLFI interviewed Valley Oaks Health’s Director of Addiction Services, Mick Schoenradt. Growing up around addiction, Mick had experienced the negative effects of alcoholism and untreated mental illness first hand, and this gave him a passion for helping others going through similar situations.Learn more about Mick’s calling and the… Continue reading Director of Addiction Services Discusses His Calling to Help Others at Valley Oaks

Valley Oaks Helps Bring JCAP to Montgomery County Jails

Current members of the JCAP program at the Montgomery Count Jail pose for a photo.

seeking recovery counseling and life skills training before their release. Over the last two years, 117 participants have gone through the program with a recidivism rate 20% lower than the national average. This article from the Journal Review highlights the journey of one graduate who has found hope and healing since his release as well… Continue reading Valley Oaks Helps Bring JCAP to Montgomery County Jails

WLFI Promotes National Recovery Month and the Quick Response Team

During the month of September, Valley Oaks Health was happy to partner with Phoenix Paramedic Solutions and WLFI to promote National Recovery Month and highlight the impact our Quick Response Team has had in the Greater Lafayette community.  In 2020, overdose deaths in Indiana rose by thirty-three percent. In Tippecanoe County, they rose by zero.… Continue reading WLFI Promotes National Recovery Month and the Quick Response Team

Valley Oaks Partners with Prosecutor to Develop Treatment Program

For some people entering the criminal justice system, mental health and substance use treatment can be a better outcome than jail time. Valley Oaks Health is happy to work alongside the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office to create a new program focused on providing treatment and preventing future crimes. Learn more in this piece by Star… Continue reading Valley Oaks Partners with Prosecutor to Develop Treatment Program

WISH TV 5-Part Series

Access to mental health care is a critical focus at Valley Oaks Health, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, many service providers saw a jump in demand. In a five part series from WISH TV, Aleah Hordges details this rise in demand for mental health care, especially among those enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid, and the… Continue reading WISH TV 5-Part Series

Star City News – The Impact of COVID-19

Dr. Monique Kulkarni, the Senior Director of Clinical Services at Valley Oaks Health, shares why the COVID-19 pandemic has had such an impact on mental health. What can we do to support ourselves and others in our community? Learn more in this piece by Star City News.