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01/27/2022

ODM Februrary 2022 Aetna OhioRISE listening sessions for physicians and other providers

February 16, 23 and 24, over the noon hour

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and Aetna, Better Health of Ohio are pleased to invite behavioral health advocates and providers to attend Aetna OhioRISE listening sessions occurring in February 2022. The OhioRISE Aetna listening sessions are meetings where participants involved with behavioral health services and supports will be asked to give their thoughts on what's working, what isn't working, and what Aetna Better Health of Ohio, the OhioRISE plan, can do to support youth and families starting in July 2022.

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01/26/2022

Ohio's efforts to transition from a 10-digit National Suicide Lifeline number to 988

To be implemented by July 16, 2022

Federal legislation requires all states to transition from a 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number to 988 by July 16, 2022. In Ohio, a diverse group of interested stakeholders has met over the past year as the 988 Planning Committee to develop a roadmap for how 988 will help build awareness of an easy-to-remember, visible entry point into the crisis care system for people affected by suicide, mental health and addiction issues.

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01/26/2022

Opioid prescriptions continue to drop in Ohio, report finds

Ohio doctors and pharmacists cut back the number of prescription opioids they dispensed last year, a move that continues a large-scale drop in the number of painkillers distributed across the state. Ten years after the peak of the prescription opioid crisis hit, medical prescribers have sharply reduced the number of pills that reach consumers.

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Mon
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February 14, 2022
7:30-8:30PM

OPPA Government Relations Committee

Thu
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February 17, 2022
7:30-8:30PM

OPPFoundation Board Meeting