2021 RSVP 12th Annual RSVP Conference - Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

For resources to manage COVID-19 stress, view our COVID-19 Resources.

Crisis Hotline: (419) 289-6111

Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741

12th Annual Pat Risser RSVP Conference - March 31, 2021

Empowerment through Advocacy

Keynote Speaker:  James B. Gottstein, Esq., President/CEO Psychiatric Rights 





Keynote: James B. Gottstein, Advocacy, Alternatives & Rights:

Advocacy, Alternatives and Rights

Kim Kehl, State of the State: A Trauma-Informed Ohio:

The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Health impact of ACEs in Ohio

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Economic Impact of ACEs in Ohio

Trauma-Competent Care (PowerPoint)

 Jordan Ballinger, Disability Rights Ohio 

Ohio's Disability Service Systems: Historic Overview of the System, Current Perspectives, and Proposed Changes

Katherine Yoder, Adult Advocacy:

 Language Sample Letter

(PowerPoint) - Adult Advocacy Centers' Model

Pathways Peer Support:

Sample of an Acrostic Poem

Creative Works by Pathways Peer Support Participants 

Pathways Peer Support Activity Calendar for April

Work Previously done by Pathways Peer Support Participants - Tapestry of Our Lives

Learn About: Beliefactory - Human Empowerment 

Upcoming April 18 - Pathways Vermont - Soteria House Alternatives to Psych Hospitalization



NOTE:  The first 35 individuals, that notify MHRB of their interest, will receive a book written by our Keynote Speaker, James B. Gottstein,The Zyprexa Papers. 

Please notify Diane Switzer at dswitzer@ashlandmhrb.org if you would like a copy of the book.  A copy will be reserved for you and can be picked at our office anytime after the conference at: 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland, OH.   



Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

1605 CR 1095, Ashland, OH 44805
Office: (419) 281-3139
Fax: (419) 281-4988
Crisis : (419) 289-6111

Email:  ashmhrb@ashlandmhrb.org


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