From the
Executive Director

 

Our Vision

 

News

Jack Cameron Wants You!
For the OEC Board of Directors

We need dedicated consumer advocates to serve on our Board of Directors. If you might be interested in serving, please fill out our application form.

 

Job Opportunities

Executive Director position open for Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence (MACC). The primary function of the Executive Director is to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization, work directly with the Board Chair, and enable the Board to fulfill its governance function. Check out the full job posting here: more info

 

Executive Director position open for Friends of the Castle, Inc. Friends of the Castle is a Peer Support Organization located in Montgomery County. Click here to download the full job posting.

 

Consumer Family Partnership Team

OhioMHAS has new guidelines for CFPT scholarships, mileage reimbursement, etc for consumer involvement in state stakeholder groups and committees.  Click here for more information.

 

Advocacy Update:

PROPOSAL TO CLARIFY OHIO'S EXISTING COURT ORDERED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT LAW RECEIVES BILL NUMBER IN OHIO SENATE

to view SB 350

more info

OEC's response

to provide feedback

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT:

timeline

helpful info

STATE LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES:

Ohio Legislative Service Commission

OACBHA

FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES:

library of congress

bipartisan policy center

 

 

 

We envision that all people whose lives have been affected by mental illness and addiction will live a meaningful life of wellness by implementing their choices in an accepting and supportive community.

Our Mission

The Ohio Empowerment Coalition, Inc. is a consumer-operated organization that consists of members statewide who are united to provide a platform for the voice of people with mental illness; to support persons and groups working to transform systems, and to promote wellness, mental health recovery, and resilience.

 

Our 5 Core Strategies

1.) To inspire hope and promote recovery

2.) To foster inclusive statewide outreach and involvement

3.) To facilitate empowerment and create leadership

4.) To advocate for consumer voice on social justice

5.) To provide education opportunities

 

Upcoming Events!

 

Town Hall Meetings!

OEC is Sponsoring Town Hall Meetings in YOUR Community

Click here for more details!

 

Train-the-Trainer!

May 7, 2015

OEC & Ashland County Lifeworx are hosting a training for anyone in Northeast Ohio who is wanting to learn how to facilitate groups in their community.

Click here for more details

 

ADVOCACY TRAINING DAY

May 12, 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm
Columbus, Ohio


Click here for more details.
You can also email oec1@ohioempowerment.org with questions

 

 

Consumer Family Partnership Team (CFPT)

Informational Session

 May 18, 2015

Click here to download the flyer and learn how to reserve your spot!

 

 

 

Please take a moment to complete out 2015 Peer Survey. We want to hear from YOU!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PeerData

 

Peer Supporter Training

Please submit an application even if there is no training scheduled yet in your area.  This will ensure you are contacted when one is scheduled. 

Click here for the application.

 

OPS Training Schedule

Every confirmed training will be posted here

Stark: May 4-8, 2015

Athens: June 8-12, 2015

Sandusky: June 20, 21, 27, 28 & July 5

Peer Support Technical Assistance Calls

OhioMHAS and Case Western Reserve University are facilitating Peer Support TA Calls to provide an accessible venue for Peer Support staff to both give and receive support from each other. This is a great networking opportunity! Click here to see the flyer and get more information.

 

Local DBSA Chapters

New Depression Bi-polar Support Alliance chapter in Columbiana County! Click here for info.

The Zanesville/ Muskingum County DMSA Chapter received a 2012 DBSA Rookie Award for their outstanding first year bringing supports to their area! Check out the announcement here.

 

ODMH, ODADAS Merge

for more info

for questions

Ohio Behavioral Health e-newsletter

 

Health Transformation Information

OEC's Health Home & Peer Support Webinar Powerpoint (2/5/13)

About Medicaid Health Homes

 

2011 - 2013 The Ohio Empowerment Coalition, Inc. All rights reserved.
6797 N. High St. Ste 238 Columbus, OH 43085-2533
614.310.8054 877.643.6701 Fax 614.310.8966 oec1@ohioempowerment.org
Funded By: The Ohio Department Of Mental Health and Addiction Services