"To prevent disease and to assist in the maintenance of optimum health for the citizens of Crawford County through the assessment of needs, development of policy, provision of education and the assurance of services."
Behavioral Health Services Available
at Crawford County Health Department
Professional Counseling Solutions, a program of Catholic Charities, provides counseling services to Crawford County residents by appointment at our facility. Services include individuals, couples, families and children in the areas of anxiety, depression, grief/loss, PTSD, ADD, ADHD, OCD, bipolar disorder, family conflict, and stress management. No referral necessary. Most insurances accepted; fee forgiveness scale available. For more information, please contact our office at 618-544-8798.
Telehealth sessions with psychiatrist Dr. Paras Harshawat are held monthly. Dr. Harshawat treats all age groups and accepts Medicaid and most other insurances. Appointments MUST be scheduled through Harsha Behavioral Center at 812-234-4899. When scheduling appointments, please request to be seen at the Crawford County Health Department location.
No referral necessary.
What exactly is "Public Health"?
CCHD is now a Milk Depot
CCHD has a new service to help mothers and babies. Having a milk bank in Robinson means mothers can bring breast milk to donate to babies who are in need in many other places in the U.S. Each donor must go through screenings which includes a blood test, medical and lifestyle history. For more information call Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Valerie Collier at
544-8798 or the Milk Bank is available at www.themilkbank.org.
It's that time of year when you need to start thinking about ticks and vector-borne diseases. (click on the links for more information on these topics)
WIC Income Guidelines have increased as of July 1, 2017!
As of July 1, 2017 WIC income guidelines have increased. If you are a pregnant woman, have a child under the age of 5 years or an infant, you may apply to receive supplemental food from the WIC program. Please call
544-8798 for more information or to apply. WIC is a supplemental food program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Click on the word "Guidelines" above for the income eligibility guidelines.
We have added a page to our website! Click on the "more" tab across the top to visit our "Health Highlights" page and see interesting health info from the news and important facts regarding new health legislations!
Crawford County Social Services and Mental Health Resources
Click on the link above for information and telephone numbers for area agencies dealing with emergency, abuse, basic needs, financial assistance, housing, medical, mental health services, support groups, and transportation