More mental health treatment services sought for Ohio

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 02/05/2014

Companion bills in the Ohio House and Senate to revise laws governing the civil commitment of and treatment provided to mentally ill individuals have been described by the CEO of the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services as insufficient.

“We are not saying this legislation is bad policy,” Hubert Wirtz said of House Bill 104 and SB 43. “It is, however, an incomplete policy that will be ineffective at meeting the stated goal.”

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