Places to Refer

You started SBIRT. You identified at risk patients. You need to to make referrals to treatement. To whom shall they go? Below are system and community places that may be able to help! We also have a general description of types of services that may be beneficial to your patients.


Indianapolis, IN

Alcoholics Anonymous (Indianapolis Intergroup Inc.)

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

The Salvation Army/Harbor Light Center

“We provide a full continuum of Addictions, Transitional Housing, supportive services and spiritual development. The Center is committed to providing the highest quality of care for our consumers. The Center values the staff by our commitment to cultural competency, business ethics, training and development, and best practices in human resource management.”


Indianapolis, IN

Community Hospitals of Indiana, Inc. DBA: Gallahue Mental Health Center

Community Health Network is Central Indiana’s largest provider of behavioral health, with an extensive continuum of treatment options. More than 4,700 inpatient stays and 19,000 outpatient total client visits a year are provided to patients ranging from age four to senior adults. Clients may be seen in individual, family or… Read More»


Franklin, IN

Tara Treatment Center, Inc.

“Nestled on 13-acres just south of Indianapolis, Tara has been a haven for individuals struggling to overcome addiction to alcohol and drugs since 1985.  Tara’s serene location provides a refuge where individuals can learn a new way of life.” Levels of Care Detoxification This level of care is provided for… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Saint Vincent Indianapolis Stress Center

St.Vincent Health offers a wide variety of services for children, young adults, adults and seniors to address issues ranging from stress-related illnesses to depression and anxiety to drug and alcohol addictions. Locations Please contact the location near you to find out what mental health and substance abuse services are offered:… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Richard L. Roudebush VAMC

The Mental Health Service provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being. The staff work closely together to develop a treatment plan which meets the specific needs of each Veteran we see. To make access to mental health care more convenient to Veterans, our mental… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Hamilton Center, Inc.

Hamilton Center, Inc. is a regional behavioral health system serving central and west central Indiana. We are “building hope and changing lives” through a broad array of behavioral health services for adults, children, adolescents and families. Services are individualized; we work with the consumers to assess needs, and tailor a treatment… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Families First Indiana, Inc.

Our expert therapists have a proven track record for helping individuals and families break from negative behavior cycles that impact the family bond. From Play Therapists to Master’s level Aging Therapists, Families First has staff who specialize in serving each generation of the family. Nearly 10,000 individuals came through the doors of Families First last year carrying their silent…


Indianapolis, IN

Fairbanks Addiction Treatment Center, Inc.

At Fairbanks, we understand the challenges facing you and your family. Struggling with alcohol and drug abuse and addiction can leave most individuals feeling like their life is out of control. At Fairbanks, you will find the individualized, confidential and professional treatment you need. Our expert staff is dedicated to… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Fall Creek Counseling (N. Shadeland Ave.)

Fall Creek Counseling offers culturally relevant counseling and life-skills education programs that are based upon a health and wellness model and incorporate evidence based “best practices” methods. Services are designed to meet clients “where they are” in recognizing need to change dysfunctional behaviors. The purpose of our education and counseling services is to empower clients to build the internal and external resources needed to learn and integrate self-management skills into their lives.


Indianapolis , IN

Fall Creek Counseling (Lafayette Road)

Our Philosophy Self-Management problems, including addictions, certain emotional and behavioral disorders, and life skills deficits can have a negative impact on client functioning. These problems can impair, to varying degrees, neurobiological, mental/emotional, family, and spiritual health, and social/community adjustment. People who have difficulties with life skills, including emotional regulation and… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

EmberWood Center, Inc.

EmberWood Center offers an array of services, including positive youth development, prevention, outpatient, and intensive outpatient programming. Not everyone who walks through our doors is suffering from addiction. Some people are concerned about their own use of alcohol and other drugs, but sometimes it is the parent or spouse who… Read More»


Avon, IN

Cummins Behavioral Health Systems, Inc.

Cummins has been a provider of comprehensive mental health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults in Indiana since 1972. 24-hour Emergency Phone: (888)244.6083 Schedule an appointment: (800)860.3330 Our Locations Avon Crawfordsville Greencastle Indianapolis Lebanon Terre Haute School-Based


Bloomington, IN

Centerstone of Indiana DBA: Centerstone

Centerstone has been serving residents of Indiana for over 50 years. Annually, our employees help over 24,000 individuals every year at more than 60 locations throughout South Central Indiana. We offer many different programs and services, and we can help you.  Online Directory of Services To learn more about the… Read More»


Carmel, IN

Aspire Indiana, Inc.

Aspire Indiana is a non-profit comprehensive community mental health center serving adults and children in Boone, Hamilton, Madison, and Marion counties in central-Indiana. Aspire provides a full continuum of services, including behavioral healthcare, substance abuse treatment, HIV care coordination, employment services, and housing services for at-risk populations. Aspire also provides… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Midtown Community Mental Health Center – Adult Addiction Services

Our program is designed to provide services for patients who present with substance abuse and dependence disorders as well as problem gambling treatment. Addictions Services offers a range of outpatient, intensive outpatient, psychiatric, drug & alcohol detox, tobacco treatment, problem gambling treatment, nursing, and case management services. Because patients are… Read More»


Indianapolis, IN

Midtown Community Mental Health Center – Narcotics Treatment Program (NTP)

The Narcotic Treatment Program (NTP) is designed to address the needs of clients who are dependent primarily on opiate drugs. The criteria for admission to the maintenance program are physiological dependence on a narcotic drug, continually or episodically, for at least one year prior to admission as determined by the… Read More»


Services and Typical Locations, The 4-1-1

Different patients need different services for different circumstances, of course, and this table captures some of the typical services to which you might refer them and where they are commonly offered, such as inpatient versus outpatient, along with some other things to consider.

Treatment Location Treatment type Details
Inpatient treatment Detoxification Designed for alcohol and/or opiate dependence
Often 1-2 week admission but more rapid programs exist
Typically followed by IOP (see below)
Often covered by insurance
Outpatient clinical treatment Detoxification Typically for alcohol or opiates
Involves daily visits for medication dispensing in alcohol detox
Involves frequent visits for medication in opioid detox/weaning
Often covered by insurance
Residential programs 30, 60, 90 day programs where patient stays at facility and has limited visitation and leave privileges
Insurance coverage variable
Intensive outpatient therapy (IOP) Group therapy and educational sessions
Typically requires 6-9 hours per week
Often covered by insurance
Patients can transition to relapse prevention and aftercare programs when IOP completed
Often covered by insurance
Dual diagnosis programs Treatment for co-occurring substance use and mental illness
Treatment could include individual therapy and case management
Often covered by insurance
Community-based treatment Community-based programs Examples include Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, etc.
Meetings free of charge
Faith-based programs Volunteers of America, church-based outreach programs, etc.
Treatment may involve one-on-one and group meetings
Free of charge
Transitional living homes ("halfway house") Patients can reside for several months in home or apartment where substance use is prohibited
Group counseling and other resources available during stay
Cost associated with housing

Descriptions of services are drawn from each locations available public data. There may be errors and omissions. Please contract the listed organization directly for more information. The inclusion of an organization on the IUSBIRT site does not constitute an endorsement of those services. To submit an organization, have your information corrected, or for other communication, please contact us.

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