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.
Executive Director position open for Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence (MACC). The primary function of the Executive Director is to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization, work directly with the Board Chair, and enable the Board to fulfill its governance function. Check out the full job posting here: more info
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.
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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
Town Hall Meetings!
OEC is Sponsoring Town Hall Meetings in YOUR Community
Click here for more details!
May 7, 2015
OEC & Ashland County Lifeworx are hosting a training for anyone in Northeast Ohio who is wanting to learn how to facilitate groups in their community.
Click here for more details
ADVOCACY TRAINING DAY
May 12, 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm
Click here for more details.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions
Consumer Family Partnership Team (CFPT)
May 18, 2015
Click here to download the flyer and learn how to reserve your spot!
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
Stark: May 4-8, 2015
Athens: June 8-12, 2015
Sandusky: June 20, 21, 27, 28 & July 5
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
Health Transformation Information
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St. Ste 238 Columbus, OH 43085-2533