DRO submits testimony on proposed mental health crisis stabilization facilities

May 12, 2017 / mental illness

Disability Rights Ohio Executive Director Michael Kirkman submitted testimony Thursday on the provision of Substitute House Bill 49 allocating $12 million ($6 million per fiscal year) for mental health crisis stabilization facilities. The testimony focuses on the importance of evidence-based community services as well as providing for the proper implementation of the facilities, specifying the need for their licensure, certification, and oversight.

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