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02/02/2023

Governor DeWine prioritizes mental health in State of the State address

On Tuesday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine delivered his 2023 State of the State Address, during which he spoke about the strength of the state and discussed the priorities that will be contained in his Fiscal Years 2024 and 2025 executive budget. Governor DeWine’s speech focused heavily on children, families, and mental health and highlighted his commitment to giving all Ohioans the tools needed to live up to their full, God-given potential. “We must face the fact that no Ohioan will ever fully live up to their potential or be able to lead purposeful and meaningful lives if their mental illness remains in the shadows and untreated,” Governor DeWine said.

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02/02/2023

State of Ohio Biennial Fiscal Budget - the process

Ohio lawmakers consider many hundreds of bills during a typical biennial session of the General Assembly yet, no legislation is more important to the operation of state government than the bills that compose the state budget. It is through the enactment of these bills that the General Assembly is able to allocate the state's financial resources among the thousands of competing spending priorities.

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02/02/2023

Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: More Than a Checklist

A resource from Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

In honor of Black History Month, OACBHA has released Health Equity Diversity, and Inclusion: More than a Checklist. By offering a framework and practical resources, this toolkit supports organizations wanting to take action to address behavioral health disparities in their community. Building upon the Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Readiness Toolkit, the toolkit provides practical recommendations and steps to help your organization move from performative actions to systemic change. Both toolkits are available for download on the OACBHA website.

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Mon
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February 6, 2023
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OPPFoundation Research Award Committee Meeting

Mon
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February 13, 2023
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OPPA Government Relations Committee Meeting