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Drug-Free Workforce Community Initiative – Technical Assistance Course

Download the FACT SHEET. FACT SHEET: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE COURSE THE PROBLEM: “WE CAN’T FIND WORKERS.” Finding healthy, drug-free workers is difficult for many companies in our community – in part, due to the fact that job seekers and employees are failing drug tests at a record-setting number. In response, Hancock County has joined forces with […]

Hancock County Sheriff Receives Distinguished Leadership Award

On January 31, 2017, the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, which represents Ohio’s Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Boards, held its annual Legislative Day. This event was designed to convey how through collaborations and partnerships, Ohio’s ADAMH Boards are leading efforts to develop Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care. During the luncheon, OACBHA presented […]

Drug-Free Workforce Business Survey Now Live!

In an effort to address the safety and economic threat of substance use in the workplace, Hancock County ADAMHS recently partnered with the Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce and Working Partners® to launch the Working Partners® Drug-Free Workforce Community Initiative. A critical element of this Initiative is the collection of data to assess business perceptions, […]

Opiate Task Force Receives Grant

The Hancock County Opiate Task Force was recently awarded a $2500 matching grant from Marathon Petroleum Corporation for the purpose of expanding its community outreach and educational resources. The match dollars, in the amount of $2500, were provided by Hancock Public Health. In a letter received by Hancock Public Health regarding the match dollars, Health […]

Hancock Public Health Receives Grant to Assist Opiate Task Force

Hancock Public Health was recently awarded a grant through the Ohio Department of Health for the purpose of conducting prescription drug overdose prevention activities. The grant will be used to hire a full time Prevention Coordinator who will focus on population based interventions and will work in conjunction with the Hancock County Opiate Task Force. […]

Drug Free Workplace Community Initiative Launched in Hancock County

December 5, 2016 HANCOCK COUNTY SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN WORKING PARTNERS® DRUG-FREE WORKFORCE COMMUNITY INITIATIVE Findlay, Ohio – In an effort to address the safety and economic threat of drug abuse in the workplace, Hancock County is one of 18 Ohio communities participating in the Working Partners® Drug-Free Workforce Community Initiative. This statewide initiative is […]

Surgeon General’s Report – Facing Addiction in America

The U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, recently released a new report, Facing Addiction in America, The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health Please click on the links below to access the report, supporting materials, and video: Facing Addiction in America: A National Summit (video) Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, […]

Volunteers Needed!

The 2016 ADAMHS Levy Campaign Committee is preparing to launch a door-to-door canvass campaign as a final push to “get out the vote” before November 8. We intend to carry out this campaign the last two weekends of the election season (October 29/30, November 5/6). We need your help! We have a target for each […]