A Message from our President

Dear Advocate,

Mental Health America of Indiana’s advocacy network echoes a powerful voice for change. Thousands of individuals statewide take active roles in protecting Indiana‚Äôs mental health through legislative advocacy. Because of the support of individuals like you, we won major victories at the state and local levels.

We welcome you to join us in advocating for the following policy reform and continue our mission to bring victory over mental illness for all!

Stephen C. McCaffrey, JD
President and CEO, Mental Health America of Indiana

Federal Policy Statements

Want to know our public policy priorities? Check out our issues on the state and federal level.

Policy Center

Become a mental health advocate today!

Visit our VoterVoice Policy Center to stay up to date on priority legislation and to urge your legislator to vote on mental health legislation!

Read about why mental health parity is critical to mental health policy in our state.

Behavioral Health Coalition

To mobilize the collective action of key behavioral health stakeholders through education/communication, programing, and advocacy to advance mental health and substance use care in Indiana.

IN.session Newsletter

Each legislative session Mental Health America of Indiana pushes monumental mental health reform at both the state and federal level. Follow us every session with our IN.Session Newsletter, where we track state-wide mental health legislation!

Mental Health America of Indianapolis

Mental Health America of Indiana not only advocates for state and national policy reform related to behavioral health, we have also launched a local program, Mental Health America of Indianapolis! MHA Indy works to promote mental wellness and recovery in the metropolitan area!

Sextons Creek, a strategic services and communications firm serving clients in the area of government relations, strategic communications, media productions, and business services, represents Mental Health America of Indiana at the Indiana General Assembly where Stephen C. McCaffrey serves as Principal & Chief Policy Officer. Among other services, Sextons Creek assists patients, providers, professionals, not-for-profits and pharmaceutical companies to collaborate with other stakeholders to improve access to healthcare in public health and criminal justice settings.  Sextons Creek provides services to MHAI that include legislative and regulatory monitoring, issue management, research, and legislative and administrative lobbying.  All clients of Sextons Creek as well as The Third House (which has represented MHAI and joined Sextons Creek) clients receiving lobbying services are registered with the Indiana Lobby Registration Commission at: