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Thank you  for visiting the Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board. Our website is designed to provide general information about the Board, links to the Board’s contract agencies in Clermont County providing prevention and treatment programs and services, and links to additional information about mental health and substance use disorders.


Submit Your Mini Grant Application Now!

We are looking for innovative projects that will positively affect mental health and/or prevent substance abuse for any age group.  A total up to $40,000 is available for programs serving Clermont County residents; the maximum funding per project is $4,000.  The grant period is July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 and proposal applications must be received no later than May 12, 2017.  Click hereMini Grant Proposal Details for more information.

April is Alcohol Awareness Month 

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma often associated with alcoholism by encouraging communities to reach out to the American public each April with information about alcohol, alcoholism, and recovery. With this year’s theme, “Connecting the Dots:  Opportunities for Recovery.  A Comprehensive Approach To Addressing Underage Drinking,” the month of April will be filled with local, state, and national events aimed at educating people about the treatment and prevention of alcoholism, particularly among our youth, and the important role that parents can play in giving kids a better understanding of the impact that alcohol can have on their lives. For more information and resources for Alcohol Awareness Month, click here

Time for Spring Cleaning!

It’s time for the most important spring cleaning you can do—inside your medicine cabinet.

Two-thirds of teens who report abuse of prescription medicine are getting them from friends, family and acquaintances. Be sure to safeguard your home, so the teens in your life don’t have access to your medicine.

Follow these three steps to find out how to monitor, secure and properly dispose of unused and expired prescription drugs and over-the-counter cough medicine in your home:  

spring clean your medicine cabinet - medicine abuse project

Substance Abuse Resource Center

has opened Clermont County!!

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Do you or a loved one need help with an addiction? Do you or a loved one need recovery support or assistance in navigating through the various treatment resources in and around our county? Are you new in your recovery and feel that you would benefit from some on-going recovery support? There’s a collaborative effort among local  grass root groups to help with the growing and overwhelming Heroin Epidemic in our county.

The Hope Center in Amelia opened Friday, September 16th, 2016 as a community resource center to assist individuals and their family members who seek recovery from the disease of addiction. In the beginning the Hope Center will be open from 10:00-12:00 on Fridays on a limited basis and will increase hours and days based on the demand.

The Hope Center is located at 4 Cecila Dr. Amelia, Ohio. Walk ins are welcome and appointments along with more information can be obtained from calling:

Mark (Smart Recovery) @ 513-405-3167

Claudia (LightShine Addiction Services) @ 513-512-7007.

 

Taking Charge of Your Mental Wellness Infographic

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has released a helpful infographic designed to help individuals take charge of their mental health and wellness. NAMI has created this infographic to highlight topics an individual should think about as they begin on the path to mental wellness.  The infographic provides individuals with information on finding the right specialist, making the first appointment, asking questions to specialists, and how to stay involved in maintaining wellness. To see the infographic, click hereClick here to get information on various mental health disorders.

 


 

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

Mark your calendars as you will not want to miss any of these events!  Don’t forget to check out our “Calendar” page to see what we’ve got scheduled!

 

CcmhlogOur Board of Directors meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Community members are more than welcome to attend!

OTF LogoThe Opiate Task Force meets on the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.  The meetings are now being held at the Sheriff’s Office at 4470 OH-222, Batavia, OH 45103.

Community members are more than welcome to attend!  Hope to see you there!

 


 

E-Updates, what are they?

Click on the links at the right side of this

page and you will find several discussion

items featured by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and

Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). 

For example, items in discussion for the month of March include:

 

Gambling Awareness Month

The Host City for Governor Kasich’s 2017 State of the State Address

and

Heroin Awareness Through Art