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 provide leadership as the unifying voice promoting local Recovery Oriented Systems of Care that provide 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 Opiate Conference

Learn more about the history of OACBHA’s Opiate Conference and why hosting the event is an important annual traditional for the Association and its members.

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...