SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
The Mental Health and Recovery Board would like to thank all those who were able to attend the September 23, 2014 Annual Dinner. We hope you gained valuable information and enjoyed your evening.
The keynote speaker at the dinner was Mr. Michael Kirkman, Executive Director of Disability Rights Ohio (DRO), a not for profit corporation charged by state and federal law with protecting and advocating for the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities (P&A). He assumed that position after leading a transition to the not for profit P&A from a state agency, Ohio Legal Rights Service, where he had been the chief executive for five years and Legal Director since 1987.
Mr. Kirkman's keynote address was titled "Rights, Protection and Mental Health Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Laws"