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1/29/19 Governor Mike DeWine - Vision for Behavioral Health Services in Ohio

Mental Health & Recover Board Chair Dr. Dwight McElfresh, Executive Director Steve Stone and Associate Director David Ross traveled to Columbus on 1/29/19 to hear from newly elected Governor Mike DeWine, key cabinet members and House and Senate legislators representing Ashland County.  Governor DeWine as well as Speaker Larry Householder shared their vision for behavioral health services in Ohio with members of OACBHA (Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities) and board members of Ohio's 51 Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH/CMH/ADAS) Boards .

Read an article in the Times-Gazette, The Columbus Dispatch: Despite drop in drug deaths, DeWine says Ohio still faces addiction crisis


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