A Shared Philosophy to Address Opioid Use and Overdose in Hancock County
In meetings facilitated by the ADAMHS Board, a community group of experienced physicians, providers, clinicians, policy makers and leaders met to discuss trends in current opioid and heroin use in Hancock County. Based on those meetings, an analysis of individual organizational philosophies, and group refinements the below ” A Shared Philosophy…” and guidelines were drafted for adoption and use in Hancock County.
Recovery Cheat Sheet
The Recovery Cheat Sheet is a comprehensive list of support groups and meetings, as well as national and local hotline numbers, and local organizations providing help and guidance to residents of Hancock County.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Treatment Facility Resource List
Produced and distributed by the Hancock County Opiate/Prescription Drug Task Force, “The Treatment Facility Resource List” is a partial list of substance abuse and mental health treatment facilities in NW Ohio.
No Wrong Door Service Referral Guide
Hancock County Family First Council “Working together to strengthen Families.” This resource list many community organizations to benefit all members of our community.
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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trends – Power Point Presentation, Dr. Hash, Psychiatrist, Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, Inc, October 28, 2014
Dr. Hash – Presentation – 10-28-14
Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) 101 – Power Point Presentation & Video, Stephen O’Neil, Director of Ohio SBIRT Project, October 20/21, 2014
SBIRT 101 – Power Point
SBIRT 101 – Video
This SBIRT Whitepaper discusses the evidence supporting the effectiveness of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) as a comprehensive approach, as well as for the implementation and effectiveness of the individual components of SBIRT for different behavioral health conditions.
Take a look at this Powerpoint entitled Use of SBIRT in Practice by Jason M. Satterfield, PhD: Professor of Clinical Medicine at theUniversity of California, San Francisco
Hancock County is currently a Trauma Informed Learning Community. There are many resources available to help discover how your agency, business or organization can become more trauma informed. The following are just a few.
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.
Need a quick refresher, or want to know more? Check out the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan.
Click below to read the 2013 School Brochure, created by the Education Committee, provided to all parents of students in grades 6-12 in Hancock County:
2013 School Brochure
Clearing The Haze: A four day perspective series about recreational and medical marijuana in Colorado.
Hancock County ADAMHS Board Community Plan
Hancock County ADAMHS Board Fiscal Year Annual Reports
Hancock County ADAMHS Board Notice of Privacy Practices
Notice of Privacy Practices
The Community Partnership Strategic Prevention Work Plan
2015 Strategic Prevention Work Plan
Hancock County Opiate Task Force Fiscal Year Annual Reports