Locally, If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 9-1-1 or go immediately to the emergency department at King’s Daughters’ Health, 1373 N. State Route 62.

If you are a student, or the parent/guardian of a student who may be at risk:

Madison Consolidated High School

Janelle Smith, counselor (812) 274-8398

Carrie Dickerson, counselor (812) 274-8392

Shareen Roberts, counselor (812) 274-8119

Nathasha Leahigh, at-risk counselor (812) 274-8397

Jacob McVey, school resource officer (812) 274-8401

Madison Junior High School

David Campbell, counselor (812) 274-8224

Brooke Scanlon, counselor (812) 274-8003

Betsy Sullivan, counselor (812) 274-8221

Season Jackson, school resource officer (812) 274-8381

Deputy Elementary/Ryker’s Ridge Elementary

Nichole Lohrig, at-risk counselor (812) 274-8007

E.O. Muncie Elementary

Tony Schroeder, at-risk counselor (812) 274-8004

Lydia Middleton Elementary

Amy Perkins, at-risk counselor (812) 274-8005

Prince of Peace Schools

Kim Deffenbaugh, counselor (812) 273-2150 Ext. 227

Southwestern Schools (812) 866-6250

Devin Brierly, counselor

Dan Dattilo, counselor

Susan Taylor, counselor


3008 North Bevcher Drive

Access Line: (800) 344-8802 

or (888) 291-4357 (HELP)


Outpatient mental health and addiction services for people of all ages. Walk-ins are welcome during business hours.


1405 Bear Street

(812) 265-4513


Offers outpatient or partial hospitalization services for mental health issues for all age groups. Fees charged according to ability to pay for those without insurance.

Community Health Network


Based in Columbus, this website features a quick quiz to help users gauge their level of depression, which can be shared with a health care provider; information for teens, young adults, parents and educators; and where to find help.

Military Family Assistance Center, Indiana National Guard, New Albany

(800) 650-7756 http://www.in.ng.mil

Provides information, referrals and support, including crisis counseling, to active duty service members, veterans from all branches of the military and family members. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 (TALK)

Text “HOME” to 741741 or send a message to https://www.facebook.com/messages/t/204427966369963

Confidential Lifeline Crisis Chat


Program available to anyone who is depressed, despairing, going through a hard time, or just needs to talk, including people who are thinking about suicide. Any life issues may be discussed on the Chat program with specialists who can listen and offer support.

Jason Foundation


Jason Foundation offers “A Friend Asks,” a free app that can be downloaded onto IOS and Android phones, providing quick access to information on how to respond if you recognize a friend may be thinking about suicide, or if you need to ask for help. 

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide


Founded in 2005, SPTS offers a 17-minute video, which can be accessed for free on the website, called, “Not My Kid: What Every Parent Should Know About Youth Suicide.” Offers information for parents, teens, young adults and educators about the warning signs and how to help when a friend or someone close talks about thoughts of suicide. Also provides information for young people who have experienced the death of a friend or loved one from suicide, and for parents about how to talk to their children about suicide, as well as information for college students in need of services.

The JED Foundation 


A nonprofit that promotes emotional health and prevent suicide for teens and young adults.

The Trevor Project

A nonprofit that specializes in supporting the LGTBQ community.

(866) 488-7386 or text “TREVOR” to (202) 304-1200.