Regional Mental Health Center
New Patient Appointment
24 Hour Crisis

Regional Mental Health Center Emergency Services and Access

New patient appointment
24 Hour Crisis

We encourage you to call us or walk into Strawhun Center in Merrillville or Stark Center in East Chicago to request a variety of mental health concerns including:

Our counselors also provide mental health services for people who are severely depressed, anxious or are in danger of harming themselves or others.

Emergency Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 8555 Taft Street, Merrillville; 219.736.7200. At the East Chicago location, Emergency Services can be accessed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Call 219.392.6001 for a new patient appointment. A caring professional in the Emergency Services and Access Department will assess your problem, give options for services and schedule your first appointment.

With more than a dozen locations, Regional Mental Health Center serves Lake and Porter counties as well as residents from throughout Indiana and Illinois with emergency mental health services, mental illness treatment, and alcohol and substance abuse treatment programs.


Strawhun Center

8555 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN 46410
Fax: 219.769.2508

Stark Center

3903 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Fax: 219.392.6998

Outpatient Services

4016 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46327
Fax: 219.937.9086

2600 Highway Ave.
Highland, IN 46322
Fax: 219.972.9104

1441 East 84th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
Fax: 219.794.2010

7783 E. Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342
Fax: 219.945.3673

Geminus provides our administrative services. Reach them at 219.757.1800

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