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From Humble Beginnings: Celebrating 50 Years of Cummins Behavioral Health Systems

In 2022, Cummins Behavioral Health Systems celebrated a major milestone: our organization has now been open and serving central Indiana for 50 years. For half a century, we …
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Trauma Specialist Linda Curran Provides EMDR Training for Cummins Staff

At Cummins Behavioral Health, we know our organization is only as good as our care providers. They are the ones who work directly with the individuals we serve, …
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Introducing CCBHC Services at Cummins: Primary Medical Care, Mobile Crisis Services, Assertive Community Treatment, and More

At Cummins, we understand that health is the foundation of a full and happy life.When a person’s health needs have been met, they are free to attend …
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Cummins Behavioral Health Awarded CCBHC-IA Grant from SAMHSA, Extends CCBHC Services in Hendricks County Four Years

$4M Award Will Fund Continued Delivery and Improvement of CCBHC Services in Hendricks CountyAVON, IN — The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced …
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Raising a Child with ADHD: Symptoms, Treatment, and Hope for the Future

If you are a parent or caregiver, then you don’t need us to tell you that raising a child is hard work. This already daunting task can become …
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Introducing Cummins’ Transportation Services for Justice-Involved Individuals

If you stop a moment to think about it, you’ll probably agree that life can be difficult.Most of us want to live our lives the best we …
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What You Should Know and What You Can Do About Indiana’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

If you are a parent or legal guardian to a child or teenager, then you might be aware that youth have been facing increasing mental health challenges in …
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Wellness for Care Providers: Putting Wellness Into Action

For caring professionals, looking after the health and wellness of other people is what we do. It’s in our job titles and our lists of daily duties. But …
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Wellness for Care Providers: The Many Facets of Physical Self-Care

For those of us who work in the caring professions—such as health care, education, emergency services, criminal justice, and social work—our job is to care for the well-being …
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Sexual Assault Awareness: Finding Hope and Healing After Sexual Violence

Sexual assault is a horrible and deeply traumatizing experience, and it affects nearly half a million people in the U.S. each year.Among women, who are disproportionately affected …
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Polyvagal Theory for Mental Health Care: Applying the Work of Deb Dana in Therapy

“Safety is not the absence of threat, it is the presence of connection.” — Gabor Maté For providers of behavioral health care, it’s very important that the people …
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Wellness for Care Providers: Nurturing the Personal Self

Let’s face the facts: working in the caring professions—such as health care, education, emergency services, criminal justice, and social work—is often stressful. On top of attending to the …
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