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The Journal Gazette

Monday, November 27, 2017 10:23 am

Matthew 25 adding mental health counseling

The Journal Gazette

Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic said today it had added mental health counseling to its services.

The services addressing depression, anxiety, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder and family conflict are available for those who meet the intake requirements and establish care with Matthew 25, the nonprofit clinic at 413 E. Jefferson Blvd. said in a statement.

The statement said primary-care counseling therapy has been added to tools for depression, anxiety disorder and mood disorders through medication available from the clinic's dispensary. It said the initial providers are senior-level students from IPFW's counseling program.

Matthew 25 provides medical, optical, dental and specialty care to adults who have no insurance and live at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The clinic is run by 29 staff members and more than 500 volunteers.