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.

OACBHA Announces Leadership Transition

Cheri L. Walter plans to retire, Liz Henrich selected to serve as next CEO

Ohio’s 2024 Mental Health & Addiction Conference

Ohio's 2024 Mental Health & Addiction Conference: Building the System of Care will be hosted on June 3-4, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus. Conferenc...

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...