Our caring Admissions & Emergency Services Specialists can help guide you or your loved one to the care you need.

Psychiatric Services

Mental illness can impact the way you think, feel, and relate to the world. Left untreated, the routines of daily life may become overwhelming. If you're struggling, Porter-Starke Services provides specialized services that can help.

Psychiatric Services
Care Coordination

Care Coordination Services can help you find ways to handle the routines and demands of daily life. Services can include social support such as case management, structured groups that meet weekly, residential services, housing, and referrals to other social service organizations when needed. 


Porter-Starke Services has a team of highly qualified, licensed therapists. You and your therapist can meet one-on-one or in a group setting. Additionally, therapists work together with psychiatrists, nurses, case managers and other staff at Porter-Starke Services to provide "whole health" care that meets your needs.

Psychiatric Testing & Medication Management

Because mental illness can afflict people of all ages, Porter-Starke Services offers medication management and psychiatric services for youth and adults. Services are customized on a case-by-case basis and may include psychiatric testing as well as careful review and management of all of your medications. Medication can complement counseling services and help manage symptoms. For your convenience, Porter-Starke Services has a full pharmacy on-site.

Residential Programs

If you are living with severe mental illness, Porter-Starke Services offers housing options where you can participate in supportive programming while living in a safe environment.

Inpatient Care Center

The Inpatient Care Center at Porter-Starke Services provides 24-hour a day, acute psychiatric and therapeutic care in a secured setting for adults (18 years and older) experiencing a mental, emotional or behavioral episode or crisis. This includes compassionate and confidential stabilization, treatment and planning for treatment after discharge from the Inpatient Care Center. While the length of stay varies by individual, Porter-Starke Services is equipped to provide care for up to 16 people at any given time, ensuring the appropriate level of attention and care is given to each individual. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health-related crisis, contact us at 219.531.3500.

We are ready to help.

To begin services, call Porter-Starke Services at 219.531.3500 to speak with an Admissions & Emergency Services Specialist. Our understanding and compassionate team will lead you through an assessment over the phone or in person, collecting basic information about your concern to determine your best course of treatment.

Spanish and hearing impaired translation services available.
If you are using your Employee Assistance Program, please tell the Specialist, and give the name of your organization.

Crisis and referral services are available 24-hours a day at 219.531.3500. Please call 911 if medical attention is needed, or if the situation is urgent.
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