Press Releases

LifeSpring Prevention Coalition Presents 2nd Annual Tragedy 2 Triumph Fun Walk
The LifeSpring Prevention Coalition invites the public to their 2nd Annual Tragedy 2 Triumph Fun Walk: A Walk Against Substance Abuse on August 27 at Big Four Park in Jeffersonville. Read More 

LifeSpring to Hold Open House During National Health Center Week
LifeSpring Health Systems invites the public to an open house celebrating their newly opened Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) during the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Health Center Week (August 10-16). National Health Center Week recognizes and celebrates the opportunities that Health Centers provide individuals to receive health care regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay. Read More

LifeSpring Awarded Federally Qualified Health Center Status
LifeSpring Health Systems announced an award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Administration Department that designates LifeSpring as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). FQHC’s provide comprehensive primary healthcare services in medically underserved areas and populations. Read More

LifeSpring Asks Floyd County Commissioners and Council to Not Cut Funding
LifeSpring Health Systems asked the Floyd County Commissioners and the Floyd County Council not to approve changes proposed by Interim Auditor Scott Clark that would eliminate approximately $30,000 in funding to LifeSpring. Read More

Grassroots Prevention Coalition Joins LifeSpring Health Systems
The Grassroots Prevention Coalition is pleased to announce effective October 1, 2014 they will join the LifeSpring Health Systems continuum of community based programs and services. Read More

LifeSpring Announces New Hires and Promotions
LifeSpring Health Systems is pleased to announce news hires and promotions in August 2014. Read More

LifeSpring Receives Funding for Outreach to Homeless
LifeSpring Health Systems receives a state contract to provide outreach to the homeless through the Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program. Read More

LifeSpring Expands Floyd County Office, Holds Open House
LifeSpring Health Systems invites the public to an open house at their Floyd County location in New Albany, Indiana to celebrate their expansion. Read More

LifeSpring to work with Floyd County Probation Department
NEW ALBANY, INDIANA – LifeSpring Inc. will work with the Floyd County, Indiana Probation Department by providing a therapist to facilitate groups, assessments and referrals from within the Probation Department.
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LifeSpring Receives Contract to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment
LifeSpring Inc. will receive a state contract worth roughly $1.4 million to provide expanded substance abuse treatment services over the next two years.
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LifeSpring Gets $1.4 Million State Contract
JEFFERSONVILLE — LifeSpring Inc. announced a two-year, $1.4 million contract with the Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addiction which will expand service at the agency’s Turning Point Center.
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LifeSpring Inc. Awarded $1.4 million Contract for Turning Point Center
LifeSpring Inc. is pleased to announce a two-year award from the Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addiction to expand services at Turning Point Center.  Located on LifeSpring’s Recovery Campus, the Turning Point Center is a twenty-seven bed facility providing substance abuse detoxification and residential services.  Due to restrictions on traditional funding streams, the facility typically only serves nine clients at a time.  The award from the Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addiction, valued at over $1.4 million, will provide subsidies for 18 beds to serve clients unable to pay for treatment.
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LifeSpring, Inc. Will Participate in Job Fair at University of Louisville
JEFFERSONVILLE, IN-  LifeSpring Inc. will be attending a Job Fair hosted at the University of Louisville Belknap campus on Thursday, March 24, 2011.  The fair will be held in the Student Activities Center (SAC) Multi-purpose room from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Employers and community agencies will provide information about current job openings, volunteer opportunities and networking.
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Jeffersonville mother keeps ‘Shining for Sarah’
Cherie Glaab suspects people may be avoiding her, figuring it is better to say nothing to her. Figure again, please. Glaab wants and needs her daughter Sarah, who was 18 when she committed suicide, to be remembered. Sarah was a cookie-selling Girl Scout and a repeat donor to Locks of Love. A senior at Jeffersonville High, she mostly did well in school and turned out extraordinary artwork. She loved animals and would join mom on the couch for TV, even on the evening of her death.
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NAMI Report Says State Mental Health Cuts are a National Crisis
The recent tragic shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six innocent citizens in Arizona focused national attention on the state of the public mental health system in Arizona and other states. Many asked how a tragedy like this could happen again, with chilling references to Virginia Tech. How did Jared Loughner fall through the cracks when the signs of a serious psychiatric crisis seemed so clear? Read More

SAMHSA Estimates 5.9% of Youth Aged 12-14 Drink Alcohol
A new study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicates that 5.9 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 14 drank alcohol in the past month and that the vast majority of them (93.4 percent) received their alcohol for free the last time they drank.
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Clark County Council Approves Money for Crisis Intervention Team
CLARK COUNTY, IN — (February 11, 2011)  The Clark County Council on Monday night approved funding for a Crisis Intervention Team grant, which includes $42,500 for a salary ordinance. All of the funding, $59,000, is coming from a grant from the Burn Foundation through the Criminal Justice Institute of Indiana and will not cost the county any money.
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LifeSpring Approaches 47th Anniversary
JEFFERSONVILLE, IN- (February 10, 2011) Founded in April 1964, LifeSpring has grown from a small outpatient office  to providing a comprehensive array of behavioral healthcare services for people of all ages.
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LifeSpring to Provide Services in Harrison County Jail
CORYDON, IN—(February 7, 2011) LifeSpring Inc. has been selected to provide services in the Harrison County Jail for the year 2011
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Vacant building: Loss of Medicaid Option Forces LifeSpring to Sell Hedden House
NEW ALBANY, IN- (February 5, 2011) NEW ALBANY — A historic New Albany home is one of two buildings that has been placed on the housing market by a nonprofit owner that feels backed into a corner.
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