Educational Resources

 

Educational Resources

 

SUICIDE PREVENTION: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY SPECIFIC:

Netcare Access Crisis Centers/Emergency Services

Advocacy and Legal Rights

Columbus Urban League

Legal Aid Society of Columbus

Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio

Employment

Goodwill Industries

Center of Vocational Alternatives (COVA)

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (Employment First)

Alvis Employment/Re-Entry Services

Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation

Community Resources: Social Services

Street Card

HandsOn Central Ohio - Online Directory of Human Services


LOCAL/STATE/NATIONAL:

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services 

Access to Benefits

Ohio Benefit Bank

A Practical Guide for Benefits Advocacy

Housing Resources and Housing Rights

Low Income Housing  

     List of low income / affordable apartments: Properties include HUD low income housing (non-Section 8 and based on 30% of household income), public housing offered by housing authorities, along with non-profit organizations that help with low income housing needs.

Ohio Housing Locator

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority List

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services PRC Program

     The Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) Program is designed to provide benefits and services to low-income families to help with essential supports needed to move out of poverty and become self-sufficient.

Food

Cookbook - Good and Cheap, Eat Well on $4/Day 

Other

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI OHIO

Mental Health America 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 

SAMHSA Homeless Resources

National Institute of Health 

Health Resources and Services Administration 

 

EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES:

Center for Evidence-Based Practices (CEBP) at Case Western Reserve University 

     The Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University provides technical assistance (consulting, training, evaluation) for service innovations that improve quality of life and other outcomes for people with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.

     CEBP Upcoming Trainings and Events

Center for Social Innovation

     The Center for Social Innovation (C4) promotes best practices that improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable people. They focus on complex public health problems such as homelessness, trauma, mental illness, and addiction. Using state-of-the-art research, training, and technology, they help individuals, agencies, and communities deepen the impact of their work.

     Center for Social Innovation On-Line Trainings and Resources

Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence (MACC)

     MACC is a statewide nonprofit membership agency aimed at the reduction of health disparities in Ohio’s health systems. Ohio faces a number of disparate health outcomes that are the result of a lack of knowledge and understanding about the diverse racial and ethnic populations being served.

Trauma-Informed Care Resources

Trauma-Informed Resource List

Trauma-Informed Care Project 

Is Your Organization Trauma Informed?

ACE Study 

Supported Employment for Individuals with Mental Illness                                              

A Working Life

Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare (IPBH)

Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare and Health Homes

Integrated Treatment Tool


CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS:

African American Mental Health Facts (AKA – NAMI Partnership 2015)

African American Community Mental Health FACT SHEET (NAMI 2009)

Mental Health and Diverse Communities

LGBT Health Disparities (APA 2013)

Improving the Health of LGBT People

LGBTQ Youth Fact Sheet (SAMHSA Gain Center)

 

DOCUMENTATION COMPLIANCE:

Ohio Department of Mental Health Community Mental Health Medicaid Benefits Training (Medical Necessity & Treatment Planning)

Ohio Documentation and Medical Necessity PowerPoint 2010

Compliance Medical Necessity and Collaborative Concurrent Documentation Training New York 2010

 
     

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