Jack Cameron Wants You! for the OEC
Board of Directors
We need dedicated consumer advocates to serve on our Board of Directors. If you might be interested in serving, please fill out our application form.
Several Openings at
Columbus Area Integrated Health Services, Inc. Columbus Area is
hiring for the following positions: Peer Recovery Coach, Peer
Engagement Specialist and Residential Specialist.
Check out the job posting
and/or visit thier website at
Executive Director position open for Friends of the Castle, Inc. Friends of the Castle is a Peer Support Organization located in Montgomery County. Click here to download the full job posting.
Consumer Family Partnership Team
OhioMHAS has new guidelines for CFPT scholarships, mileage reimbursement, etc for consumer involvement in state stakeholder groups and committees. Click here for more information.
PROPOSAL TO CLARIFY OHIO'S EXISTING COURT ORDERED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT LAW RECEIVES BILL NUMBER IN OHIO SENATE:
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT:
STATE LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES:
FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES:
We envision that all people whose lives have been affected by mental illness and addiction will live a meaningful life of wellness by implementing their choices in an accepting and supportive community.
The Ohio Empowerment Coalition, Inc. is a consumer-operated organization that consists of members statewide who are united to provide a platform for the voice of people with mental illness; to support persons and groups working to transform systems, and to promote wellness, mental health recovery, and resilience.
Our 5 Core Strategies
1) To inspire hope and promote recovery
2) To foster inclusive statewide outreach and involvement
3) To facilitate empowerment and create leadership
4) To advocate for consumer voice on social justice
5) To provide education opportunities
Please take a moment to complete out 2015 Peer Survey. We want to hear from YOU!
Peer Supporter Training
Please submit an application even if there is no training scheduled yet in your area. This will ensure you are contacted when one is scheduled.
Click here for the application.
OPS Training Schedule
Every confirmed training will be posted here
- Cleveland: July 27-31, 2015
- Columbus: August 3-7, 2015
- Akron: August 17-21, 2015
(The Akron training is for Summit County ONLY, and is for a specific population. Please contact us for more details)
- Columbus: September 28-October 2, 2015
- Toledo: October 5-9, 2015
- Sandusky: November 7, 8, 14, 15 & 21, 2015
Peer Support Technical Assistance Calls
OhioMHAS and Case Western Reserve University are facilitating Peer Support TA Calls to provide an accessible venue for Peer Support staff to both give and receive support from each other. This is a great networking opportunity! Click here to see the flyer and get more information.
Local DBSA Chapters
New Depression Bi-polar Support Alliance chapter in Columbiana County! Click here for info.
The Zanesville/ Muskingum County DMSA Chapter received a 2012 DBSA Rookie Award for their outstanding first year bringing supports to their area! Check out the announcement here.
ODMH, ODADAS Merge
for more info
Ohio Behavioral Health e-newsletter
Health Transformation Information
OEC's Health Home & Peer Support Webinar Powerpoint (2/5/13)
About Medicaid Health Homes