Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) Public Affairs Acting Deputy Director Jamie Carmichael and Legislative Liaison Stephen Wilson provide active participation in the legislative process, analyze proposed legislation affecting consumers and the Department, and serve as the liaisons between the agency and members of the legislature.
Director Plouck's testimony at Senate Finance Subcommittee 5/4/2017
Behavioral Health Redesign is Ready for July 1, 2017
Medicaid Reimbursement for Institutions for Mental Diseases
Director Plouck's budget briefing 1/31/2017 slides | webinar
Director Plouck's testimony at House HHS Subcommittee 3/2/2017
Addressing Workforce Challenges via 21st Century Cures Strategic Investments
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the state budget.
Capital Appropriations Budget
The FY 17-18 capital budget makes appropriations for the renovation, reconstruction and construction of capital assets of state agencies, colleges, universities and school districts. It also funds grants and loans to local governments for infrastructure projects.
HB 4, sponsored by Rep. Sprague and Rep. Rezabek, expanded access to naloxone, a prescription drug that reverses the breathing suppression effects that opioid overdoses have on the brain.
HB 28, sponsored by Rep. Anielski, is aimed at preventing suicides among college and university students. Visit suicideprevention.ohio.gov
Live Coverage of State Government
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Ohio General Assembly
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Ohio's Revised Code
Codified law of the state.
Ohio's Administrative Code
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Ohio Office of Budget and Management
Governor's Office of Health Transformation
Federal Mental Health Parity Law