Upcoming Events

Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education

Mental Health First Aid Brochure imageLocal faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend a Mental Heath First Aid training that will teach them to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in students. The session, which is being offered free of charge, will be held Friday, June 17 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N. 6 1/2 Street, on Union Hospital's campus. Participants who complete the course will earn a Mental Health First Aid certification through the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. Registration is required and limited to the first 30 registrants. Lunch will be provided. To register visit: https://indianaahec.tfaforms.net/4630845
 

West Central Indiana - Area Health Education Center

The West Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (WCI-AHEC) improves health by recruiting (find them), training (train them) and retaining (keep them) a diverse health work force for the underserved communities of Clay, Fountain, Greene, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo, and Warren.

Find Them

  • Increase representation of individuals from under‐represented minority and disadvantaged (URMD), rural and medically underserved backgrounds in health professions, particularly primary care.
  • Improve health career preparation in high schools.
  • Develop the intent for students to pursue post‐secondary education for primary health care careers.

Train Them

  • Improve the readiness, willingness, and ability of health professions trainees to serve in primary care, rural and medically underserved community settings.
  • Enhance collaboration and partnerships between higher education and communities.

Keep Them

  • Increase health professionals’ access to training resources that support practice, reduce professional isolation, disseminate best practices, and improve quality of health care for medically underserved communities and health disparity populations.
  • Expand educational opportunities for Hoosier health professionals.
  • Address key issues in health profession shortage areas, such as rural and medically underserved areas.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone 812.237.8136
Landsbaum Center for Health Education
(on Union Hospital's campus),
1433 N. 6th 1/2 Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Google Map: Location of the West Central Indiana - Area Health Education Center