Representing the interests of Ohio‘s

ADAMH Boards

The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) is the statewide organization that represents the interests of Ohio‘s county Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH) Boards. Ohio‘s ADAMH Boards are statutorily empowered to plan, develop, fund, manage, and evaluate community-based mental health and addiction services. OACBHA provides leadership as the unifying voice promoting local Recovery Oriented Systems of Care that lay out mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and supports services for all Ohioans.

Welcome to our New Site

A message from OACBHA’s President, Kay Spergel, and Chief Executive Officer, Cheri L. Walter on the Association’s new website.

Ohio’s 2023 Opiate & Other Drugs Conference

Conference presentations and information from Ohio's 2023 Opiate and Other Drugs Conference: Leading the Way Together are now available for review. Thank you to our pa...

Health Equity Reflection

Rushing to find answers and solutions may feel like the right thing to do, and may even have some initial success, but lasting change comes through changing the enviro...