Policy Agenda - ADAMH Board of Franklin County

2022 ADAMH Policy Agenda

As the Franklin County community grows and its mental health and addiction service needs evolve the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH) is expanding legislative awareness and advocacy efforts at the local, state, and federal levels to support equitable access to high-quality mental health and addiction services. Through elected official and policymaker engagement, testifying on legislation, and enhancing advocacy specific communication with our provider network, ADAMH will positively influence and enhance the behavioral health environment of Franklin County.

Strengthen Workforce Pipeline

Pursue policy actions that expand and strengthen a more diverse behavioral health workforce.

Increase Service Delivery Access

Adapt policies that increase access to care for growingly diverse communities through ADAMH network providers.

Develop Innovative Alternative Crisis Response

Improve how our community responds to individuals in times of crisis.

Improve Board Governance

Optimize how Ohio’s county behavioral health boards are able to conduct business for efficiency in planning and administering services.

To learn more about the 2022 ADAMH Policy Agenda, please contact Monica Cerrezuela, Director, Policy & Legislative Affairs at mcerrezuela@adamhfranklin.org or 614.222.3782.

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