Community Mental Health Center, Inc founded in 1967 is a provider of comprehensive mental health services, offering inpatient, outpatient, home-based, school, and community-based programs to individuals and families in Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties in Southeastern Indiana. CMHC offers services at 20 facilities located in Lawrenceburg, Rising Sun, Vevay, Batesville, Brookville, St. Leon and Laurel.
About 3% to 4% of the residents of the approximately 116,000 residents of service area utilize the services of CMHC, Inc., each year. In 2011, CMHC served 5454 individuals.
Description of the Community
Southeastern Indiana is considered to be a rural culture. Great variation exists within the region. Dearborn County is primarily considered a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. Franklin and Ripley Counties are also mixed suburban and rural communities based on their proximity to Interstate 74. Switzerland County is extremely rural with the nearest interstate highway over an hour’s drive away.
Licensing and Accreditation
CMHC is licensed as a psychiatric hospital by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction, and is certified as a community mental health center, psychiatric hospital, residential services provider, managed care provider for seriously mentally ill adults, seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, and as a provider for substance abuse services. Additionally, CMHC is endorsed by the Division as a provider of compulsive gambling services.
CMHC is accredited by CARF (Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission).
Tom Talbot, M.A. Kelly Bauermeister, MBA, LCSW .
Executive Director Chief Operations Officer
Georgii Zhirkin, M.B.A Kelly Stewart, B.A.
Chief Financial Officer Director of Human Resources
Tracy Mock, LMHC Bill Hardy, L.C.S.W.
Director of Intensive Youth Services Director of Community Support Services
John Mallery, L.C.S.W. Charlotte Ipach, M.S.N.
Director of Outpatient Services Director of Inpatient and Primary Care Integration Services
Deborah Cohen, M.S.W. Dawn Skaggs, R.H.I.T.
Director of Evaluation Health Information Manager
Skip Hudson Lisa Weber
Information Technology Manager Patient Account Manager