Ohio's 2023 Opiate and Other Drugs Conference

Registration Information Coming Soon! 

The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities Foundation, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, will host Ohio’s 2023 Opiate and Other Drugs Conference: Leading the Way Together on June 5-6, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus, OH. This will be Ohio’s 13th Opiate Conference. This two-day conference will focus on opiates, stimulants, and other substance use disorders, specifically on efforts related to prevention, education, intervention, treatment, recovery, family supports, community engagement, and more.

Registration information will be available soon! 

If you have questions about the conference, please contact Maille Drellishak at 

OhioMHAS Trauma-informed Training Series

In collaboration with the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA), the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is offering a Trauma Informed Care Training Series focused on evidence-based practice and skill building beginning January 2023. These trainings are being offered to support Ohio's behavioral health workforce to increase competence to offer care that is aligned with the best practices in trauma informed care. Trainings will be offered via Zoom Webinar or recorded and placed on ebased Academy. ebased Acadmey is a learning management system that offers free training in the behavioral health field. You will need to make an account to access the courses on ebased Academy and you can click here to learn how to become a student. If you are not able attend the live training, it will be recorded and placed on ebased Academy. These trainings are free and will offer continuing education units (CEUs).

Click here to view a full list of trainings in the series.

Questions or comments: Please reach out to Elijah Jones, Director of Health Equity & Clinical Resources ( or Maille Drellishak, Program Coordinator ( 

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