As your free and confidential caring community partner, we are a centralized connection for resources for healing, improving health and wellness and alleviating suffering and barriers.
Additionally, the Healthy365 team is here to support residents of Hancock County with the pressing issues of our community by delivering acts of kindness one patient at a time. Our team will help you find solutions to challenges like addiction, mental health, chronic disease, obesity and the cost of healthcare. When you have questions about mind, body or spiritual wellness, contact our knowledgeable Support Navigators so that we can connect you with local resources.
meet the team
Amanda Everidge MSW, LSW
Director of Community Health Improvement
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Amanda Everidge was born and raised in Greenfield where she currently lives with her fiancé Adrian and their daughter Helen. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University in 2002, and her Master’s in Social Work from IUPUI in 2009. Since 2002 her social work career has been dedicated to helping improve the lives of others, and since 2010 she has done so for Hancock Health and those in her own community. She is committed to raising awareness for mental health, improving access to services, and creating connections throughout the community. She uses her passion to empower and motivate others to see that small changes can have a big impact. Her vision for Healthy365 is to continue to cultivate a culture of wellness in Hancock County, with a focus on mental health and substance use treatment. She enjoys mini vacations with family to fun half marathons in other states and enjoys nature.
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Krysti Montgomery is the Healthy365 Assistant. She joined Hancock Health in 2018, working in Pediatrics, and became a part of the Healthy365 team in February 2020. Since joining Healthy365, she has obtained certification as a Community Health Worker, CRAFT Facilitator, and is working toward her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She has a strong passion for empowering individuals needing mental health and substance use treatment and ensures they understand that they are not alone. Krysti and her two children, Lillian and Haedyn, reside in Knightstown. She enjoys spending time with her family watching her children’s various activities, camping, crafting, watching IU basketball, and she considers herself an iced coffee connoisseur.
Amanda Hinkle RD, CHW
Healthy Community Manager
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Amanda Hinkle is the Healthy Community Manager for Healthy365 and leads System of Care meetings for Hancock County. She’s originally from Lowell, Indiana and has been a resident of McCordsville along with her husband and 3 children since 2004. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelors of Science and completed an internship in Keene, New Hampshire. She has been a Registered Dietitian since 2005 and worked for the WIC Program for 14 years. Amanda loves to entertain family and friends at her house and enjoys being outside boating, and sitting by the fire. She is often described as being laid back, relatable and a good listener which is an important part of her job building relationships with community members and providers. Helping people be healthy and happy is her passion. Her hope for Healthy365 is to motivate the community to be involved in all aspects of wellness and help Hancock County break the stigma around mental health and substance use.
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Brandee Bastin has served as the Coordinator of the Hancock County Tobacco-Free Coalition since its inception in May of 2002. Additionally, she is the Tobacco Initiative Coordinator at Hancock Regional Hospital and holds a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS) accreditation from the Mayo Clinic.
In Hancock County, she administers youth tobacco prevention programs, sponsors the VOICE youth tobacco free advocacy movement, coordinates adult and youth tobacco cessation programs, assists workplaces and communities in adopting smoke-free workplace policies, including one of the only comprehensive smoke-free workplace laws in Indiana in Hancock County, and has built a strong Coalition with over 45 members and community partners. She has received several local and statewide awards for her work in tobacco control over the past eighteen years.
Brandee holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Evansville and a Master of Arts in Adult and Community Education from Ball State University. She resides in New Palestine, with her husband and two children.
Laura Baker, CHW
Congregational Network Navigator
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Laura Baker is the Congregational Network Navigator. With 20 years of experience working in social services with her most recent experience at Healthy Families as a family support worker. She has a strong passion for helping people feel loved by connecting people to a church community. Through her volunteer experience with her church’s Mental Health ministry, she has supported and seen many lives changed through the benefit of a loving church family. She also has a passion for the whole body approach to wellness: spiritual, mental, and physical. To learn more, she became a personal trainer and personally has participated in several 5ks, half marathons, and cycling events. She has also climbed Pikes Peak. As a foodie, she loves Whole eating and finding new ways to cook whole foods to be tasty for the palate. Her husband and children are the biggest blessings of her life, but her granddaughter is the apple of her eye with her Laberdane, a close second. “I am excited about the opportunity at Hancock Health as part of the Healthy365 program to help my home, Hancock County be the healthiest it can be,” says Laura.
Teri House Gottschalk, CHW
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Teri House Gottschalk is a Healthy365 Support Navigator. She grew up on the east side of Indianapolis and has been a Hancock County resident for 35 years.
A graduate of Butler University, she has spent the bulk of her career in program development and marketing related positions. Her health care related experience includes connecting people with private duty care, home health care, assisted living, memory care, as well as skilled care needs such as short-term rehabilitation, and long-term care. She serves on the Hancock Health Foundation Annual Support Committee, the Meals on Wheels of Hancock County board, the Hancock County Forum for Older Adults (formerly Hancock County Council on Aging), is a Dementia Friends Champion, and a Better Choices, Better Health course leader, and a member of the Rotary Club of Greenfield.
Teri has four adult children, two granddaughters, and a Goldendoodle named Scout. Her hobbies include hosting family and friends, reading, walking Scout, gardening, and most of all, travel! She enjoys getting to utilize the knowledge she has gained over the course of her career, along with new skills specific to her Healthy365 Support Navigator role to assist and connect residents with the resources necessary to live their healthiest life!
Healthy365 means keeping health in mind at home, at work, and at school—and making all our days in Hancock County bright and full of life. So get involved, be informed, and help us make Hancock the healthiest county in Indiana.