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Mental Health Act of Ohio: 25 years later-how's it working?

Following the investigation of an officer-involved shooting of an individual with mental illness in Yellow Springs, Ohio Attorney General, Mike DeWine called for an independent review of Ohio's mental health system.

It has been 25 years since the Ohio General Assembly enacted sweeping reforms by passing the Mental Health Act of Ohio. Today Attorney General DeWine posed the following, “Perhaps it is time to call for a comprehensive, independent study of Ohio’s mental health system to see what is working, what isn’t working and how can we do better?”

To read the press release and report issued by the Attorney General, click here.

The Columbus Dispatch 10/24/10 article: 1988 act worked well for a few years

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