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.
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.
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.
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Board Meeting Speaker Resources:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trends – Power Point Presentation, Dr. Hash, Psychiatrist, Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, Inc, October 28, 2014
Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) 101 – Power Point Presentation & Video, Stephen O’Neil, Director of Ohio SBIRT Project, October 20/21, 2014
Trauma Informed Care:
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.
- Prepared by SAMHSA’s Trauma and Justice Strategic Initiative in July 2014 this publication looks at developing a shared understanding of trauma and trauma informed approach to systemic change. SAMHSA’S CONCEPT OF TRAUMA AND GUIDANCE FOR A TRAUMA-INFORMED APPRACH
- Changing Communities, Changing Lives, NCTIC 2012 Report
This is a basic powerpoint to be used in conjuction with the user’s guide to help introduce individuals in a variety of settings on the impact that trauma has on the brain of both children and adults. It is the hope that this will help further the conversation on trauma and help create a more trauma informed state. TRAUMA 101 POWERPOINT and the TRAUMA 101 PPT USER’S GUIDE
Mental Health First Aid:
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.
Hancock County ADAMHS Board Community Plan
Hancock County ADAMHS Board Fiscal Year Annual Reports
Hancock County ADAMHS Board Notice of Privacy Practices
Opiate Task Force:
Hancock County Opiate Task Force Fiscal Year Annual Reports
The I Am Enough Project is a pro-social/anti-drug campaign that promotes positive life choices, empowers individuals to encourage each other, and strengthens the understanding that each individual is important enough to stand against substance use.
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:
The Community Partnership:
The Community Partnership Strategic Prevention Work Plan
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Registration for the April 10, 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training has reached capacity and is closed. Registration is still open for the September 2015 course.