Blog Entries - November 2015

Office of Criminal Justice Services announces grant solicitation

Posted on: November 24, 2015 3:00 pm

The Office of Criminal Justice Services released the solicitation for the FY 2016 Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) Grant Program on November 2, 2015. The purpose of the federal FVPSA program is to support the establishment,

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ASI presentation proposals due December 4

Posted on: November 24, 2015 3:00 pm

The Addiction Studies Institute is accepting proposals to present at the 2016 Addiction Studies Institute, to be held July 22-26, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Presenters should have experience or the ability to present to a diverse

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AMA: Ban direct-to-consumer Rx advertising

Posted on: November 18, 2015 3:00 pm

Responding to the billions of advertising dollars being spent to promote prescription products, physicians at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) on November 17 adopted new policy aimed at driving solutions to make prescription

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ADAMHS/MHRS Levies Pass

Posted on: November 5, 2015 3:00 pm

Election day 2015 was a good day for local behavioral health funding. All 13 county levies funding Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (or Mental Health and Recovery Services) Boards in Ohio passed. The counties and boards whose levies passed

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Issue 3 fails overwhelmingly

Posted on: November 4, 2015 7:00 pm

Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected Issue 3, an attempt to legalize marijuana as "medicine" and for broader use, according to November 3 election results. The proposed amendment to Ohio's Constitution failed 64 percent to 36 percent. ResponsibleOhio, proponents

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