April 10, 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training – Registration Closed

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.

April Edition of The Highlighter is Available

The April 2015 edition of The Highlights, the newsletter of the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, is now available.

Click on the picture below:

April 2015

April 2015

Advanced Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training – REGISTRATION

Friday, March 27, 2015


The University of Findlay, Diagnostic Services Building

401 Trenton St., Findlay, OH 45840


Join us in a community wide effort to implement alcohol and substance abuse screening, intervention, and referral to treatment into our current medical model in Hancock County. This 4-hour advanced SBIRT traning will be broken into two sessions. The first hour will aim to provide the necessary tools required to implement the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment aspects of the SBIRT program. The second session and remaining three hours will focus on the clinical approach towards identified patients as well as how to bring the program into action.

Click HERE for the Training Flyer

ADDICTION: Heroin and Pills

The first part in a series on addiction, Addiction: Heroin and Pills, is a documentary produced by WBGU, Bowling Green, Ohio, focusing on the epidemic in Northwest Ohio.

Our local efforts in Hancock County have contributed to this series.

The video can be accessed HERE.

Join us for a Start Talking! Parent Meeting and I Am Enough Youth Rally – 2-24-15

Event 2-24-15

January/February/March 2015 Newsletter Available

Click HERE to read the latest edition of The Highlighter!

Recovery Home Community Forum Announcement





February 9, 2015


Winebrenner Theological Seminary

950 N. Main St.

Findlay, OH 45840


The Hancock County ADAMHS Board would like to invite you, with sponsorship from the Ministerial Association, and support from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, the University of Findlay, and Blanchard Valley Health Systems to a moderated meeting on February 9th to  discuss the Greendale Recovery Home. We will hear from the ADAMHS Board about the Recovery Home Model and engage in a structured dialogue to gather community perspectives. The meeting runs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Recovery Home Community Forum Press Release

ADAMHS Board Finance Committee Meeting Change

Due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 19, recognized as a holiday, the ADAMHS Board Office will be closed and the ADAMHS Board Finance Committee meeting has been rescheduled.


The ADAMHS Board Finance Committee will meet Monday, January 26, 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm at the ADAMHS Board Office.

ADAMHS Board Executive Committee Meeting Scheduled

An ADAMHS Board Executive Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, January 8, 2015 beginning at 12:30pm at Focus on Friends, 509 W. Trenton Ave., Findlay, OH 45840.

2015 Mental Health First Aid Training Courses Available


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.

For information about the upcoming training courses, click the link below:

2015 Mental Health First Aid Training Courses Information

Click HERE to register.



January 23, 2015 – 8:00am-4:30pm

Hancock County Agency on Aging

Registration Deadline: January 16, 2015



April 10, 2015 – 8:00am-4:30pm

The University of Findlay

Registration Deadline: April 3, 2015



September 15, 2015 – 4:00-8:00pm & September 16, 2015 – 4:00-8:00pm

The University of Findlay

Registration Deadline: September 8, 2015




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