Press Release - Counseling Services Added

November 27, 2017

Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic Incorporates Mental Health Counseling.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic

413 E. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3201

260-469-0467

Matthew25Online.org


Ermina Mustedanagic, Director of Operations & Development

emustedanagic@matthew25online.org


Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is expanding their current services to include mental health counseling.


Counseling services that address depression, anxiety, substance abuse, PTSD, and family conflict are now available for those who meet the intakerequirements and establish care with Matthew 25, the only full-time non-profit clinic in Allen County that offers primary healthcare at no cost to patients.


Evidence-based psychopharmacology and standard-practice screening tools for depression, generalized anxiety disorder and mood disorderswere already in place with medication treatment available from the on-site dispensary. Now added is primary-care-level counseling therapy.  Initial providers are senior-level students from the IPFW counseling program.  


Medical Director, Dr. Bradley Isbister, shares that “to be able to provide both medication and counseling therapy has a 1+1=3 affect, increasing the best outcome for our patients. By providing all mental health services at the same location we can improvecoordination and access to care as well as outcomes and compliance.”


Matthew 25 provides medical, optical, dental, and specialty careto adults who have no insurance and live at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The Clinic takes no government funding andi s runby 29 staff members and over 500 volunteers. Donations are 100% tax deductible. For more information on Matthew 25 or how you can support its community efforts, please visit Matthew25Online.org or call our office at 260-469-0467.


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