Provider Assistance Group (PAG) Files
PAG Meeting files distribution page
MONTGOMERY COUNTY ADAMHS BOARD
PROVIDER ASSISTANCE GROUP MEETING: November 9 2011
ADAMHS BOARD OFFICES
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The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services announced it will invest $1.5 million next year in projects that help link non-violent offenders with community-based behavioral healthcare services. The investments into the 12 collaborative projects in 24 counties is part of the Department's new Community Innovations Initiative, which kicked-off last week at the University of Findlay. The funding was acquired through savings resulting from the consolidation of state-funded agencies for mental health and addiction services. ....More
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