Porter-Starke Services is a not-for-profit health center that has multiple locations throughout Northwest Indiana, including LaPorte, Knox, Valparaiso, and Portage.
With mental health awareness on the rise, Porter-Starke is equipped to provide a variety of services to those who need it. Porter-Starke is licensed through the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addictions and the Social Services Administration.
Accredited by the Council on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the Porter-Starke team is committed and dedicated to helping patients overcome various mental health and substance abuse addictions.
The services that Porter-Starke provides include, but are not limited to, addiction treatment, counseling and group therapy, crisis intervention psychiatric services, and more.
On July 16, 2022, 988, a crisis and support number took effect and offers individuals who might be struggling with a mental health crisis of any kind 24/7 access to a trained crisis counselor.
Individuals can reach a crisis counselor at any time no matter where they are located, simply by either calling or texting the number 988. The crisis counselors will talk, listen, and support individuals in need.
Porter-Starke also operates the Marram Health Centers in Gary and Hebron. Marram Health Center offers health services that range from children to adults. They provide quality behavioral health, women’s health dental care, and health care to name a few.
Marram Health Center’s main focus is to keep the community healthy regardless if patients are able to pay. With Marram Health Center’s unique certified health insurance navigator, affordable health insurance is not out of reach for individuals who qualify.
Both Porter-Starke and Marram Health Center also provide healthy practices on their websites such as yoga exercises, free calming meditation music, and more, so the community can stay active and keep a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
For more information about Marram Health Center, visit marramhealth.org.
For more information about Porter-Starke Services, visit porterstarke.org.