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2022 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

The Ohio Council is pleased to offer a combined event sponsorship opportunity for 2022. Sponsors will receive a combination of benefits at the in-person CEO Forum (scheduled for August 17) and the all-virtual 2022 Annual Conference, which will take place over the course of four Fridays in late October/early November (dates are 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, and 11/11).

This hybrid model will give our top-level sponsors access to key decision makers at our exclusive, leadership-focused, in-person CEO Forum in August in addition to the chance to connect with behavioral health professionals across the state during 2022 Annual Conference virtual sessions. *The CEO Forum is for Ohio Council members only.

NOTE: Due to space constraints and COVID-19 safety protocols, sponsor attendance at the in-person CEO Forum on August 17, 2022, will be limited to Platinum and Premier sponsors and only at levels specified in the benefits document linked below.

Sponsor Levels and Benefits

Several levels of sponsorship are available to suit any company budget. All sponsors will have multiple chances to elevate their brand to behavioral health care professionals and leaders across Ohio. Higher-level sponsors will receive all-new, interactive opportunities to appeal directly to provider leaders. Click here to download our summary of levels and benefits in pdf format.


All Sponsorship Levels Cover Both Events

Event Details

2022 CEO Forum
*Ohio Council members only 

This is an in-person event is dedicated to the professional development of behavioral health agency CEOs and other C-suite leaders. Estimated attendance: approximately 150. Sponsor attendance will be limited to Premier and Platinum sponsors.

Format: In-Person Event
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Venue: Hilton Columbus/Polaris

Address: 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240 (open Google Maps)

2022 Annual Conference 

This is an all-virtual webinar training series designed for a broad cross-section of BH professionals and leaders. Estimated attendance: 450-750. Topics will include the state of BH in Ohio, the patient experience of care, compassion fatigue, and more. 

Format: Virtual Training Series
Dates: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, and 11/11
Time: All sessions start at 9 a.m.

Platform: GoToWebinar

Note: Attendees must stay for entire sessions in order to receive CEUs.

enCompass Trainings 2022

enCompass: A Comprehensive Training on Navigating Addiction is a resource for family members who are trying to navigate the complex world of addiction and help loved ones achieve recovery. The guide includes basic definitions, as well as in-depth information about substance use disorders, treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips. This training and manual was created by the Addiction Policy Forum staff in partnership with the RecoveryOhio Initiative in the Office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. The training was developed with an Expert Review Panel composed of prominent researchers and physicians in the addiction field.

Rising Rates of Suicide, Depression Accelerated by Pandemic Among U.S. Kids

The U.S. surgeon general has called it an 'urgent public health crisis' – a devastating decline in the mental health of kids across the country. According to the CDC, the rates of suicide, self-harm, anxiety and depression are up among adolescents – a trend that began before the pandemic.

(Source: www.cbsnews.com)

Ohio Council Launches ‘Breaking Point’ Campaign, Media Spotlight Report

Last week, The Ohio Council began to spread the word about findings from its recent “Breaking Point” workforce report. The report, which is based on data collected from members last year, explores the extent of, causes behind, and potential solutions to Ohio’s behavioral health workforce shortage.

The report and Ohio Council members have been featured by several news outlets, including the Dayton Daily News, WOSU, and WBNS. Ohio Council CEO Teresa Lampl was a featured guest on Columbus’ All Sides with Ann Fisher on Thursday, February 24. Click each link above to read/listen to the coverage.

Ohio Council members are encouraged to reach out to local reporters to spread the word about the workforce shortage. The report, an executive summary, and a social media toolkit for the #BreakingPointOhio campaign are available at www.theohiocouncil.org/breakingpoint.
OhioMHAS Prevention Office Releases Strategic Plan 2021-24

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) Office of Prevention Services is dedicated to the vision of All Ohioans promoting healthy, safe, and resilient communities. To achieve this, OhioMHAS partners with the state’s behavioral health and related organizations to build a workforce that is capable of sustaining community-based prevention strategies and growing the use of evidence-based practices rooted in the science of prevention. The recently released Strategic Plan establishes a roadmap for providing expansive, strong infrastructure and support that has the capacity to sustain the future of effective prevention in Ohio. OhioMHAS Director Lori Criss added, “Our Office of Prevention Services plays an essential role in carrying out our vision of ending suffering from mental illness, substance use disorders and problem gambling for Ohioans of all ages, their families, and communities.” Click HERE to read more about Ohio’s Prevention priorities, strategies, programming and alignment with the strategic plans of the Governor’s offices of  RecoveryOhio and the Children’s Initiative, as well as the OhioMHAS Strategic Plan 2021-24.

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