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A Groundbreaking Commitment to Psychiatric Research After receiving a $650 million gift The Broad Institute is set to try and find the genetic causes of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.
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Outstanding Speakers on Issues that Matter
A free event open to the community

My Loved One/Client Just Got Arrested- Now What?
You are invited to hear


Aaron M. Coots, LISW
Mental Health Counselor, NaphaCare, Inc.
Hamilton County Justice Center  
Marilyn M. Johnson, A.A.
Forensic Court Liason/Case Manager
Central Clinic-Court Clinic



Mr. Coots and Ms. Johnson will present "My Loved One/Client Just Got Arrested- Now What?".


          Participants will have a better understanding of the Criminal Justice process from

          arrest to arraignment to incarceration to community integration.

Participants will learn of available resources to effectively advocate for their
client/loved one when they are arrested.

Participants will have a better understanding of how the mental health and criminal

justice systems work together to identify those individuals who may have mental health
needs and to offer available treatment, both during incarceration or in lieu
of incarceration.

Participants will have a better understanding of the mental health services provided
in jail and follow up services.

Participants will have a better understanding of the interface between the criminal
justice system and mental health system.

Participants will be able to experience a virtual tour of the Justice Center campus.

Register now at no cost

State of Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Nurses Board
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
American Red Cross
2111 Dana Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45207
Guest Parking is available in the front, side and in the back of building.
Map and Directions

Hot Topics in Mental Health is scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Upcoming Schedule 

September 9, 2014  


"Bipolar Disorder in Youth: Risk and Protective Factors & Early Intervention Strategies"

Presented by: Dr. Melissa Delbello


October 11, 2014


LEAP Training

Presented by: Dr. Xavier Amador


To view the powerpoints or notes from previous Hot Topics in Mental Health, please click on the month of the presentation listed below.

July 2014 

Presented on July 8, 2014
Danielle J. Johnson, M.D., FAPA, presented "The Increased Rate of Suicide in African American Males: Causes and Prevention". 

June 2014 

Presented on June 10, 2014
Jeffrey Strawn, M.D.,presented "Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents: From Risk Factors to Remission". 

May 2014 

Presented on May 6, 2014
Douglas S. Lehrer, M.D.,presented "Anosognosia: Hidden in Plain Sight".

April 2014

Presented on April 8, 2014
Anna Guerdjikova,Ph.D, LISW, CCRC presented "Metabolic Sundrome in Mental Illness".
Presented on February 11, 2014
Bryan Dechairo, Ph.D,presented "Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry: How Pharmacogenomics Impacts Patient Outcomes"
Presented on January 14, 2014
Mary J. Lopez, RN JD presented "THe Rules of HIPAA for Families and Professionals: Delivering Better Care Through Understanding"


Presented on November 12, 2013
Dr. Amie Duncan presented "Where to Start: The Transition from High School to the Real World for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)"


Presented on September 10, 2013
Dr. Charles Brady presented "Maintaining & Sustaining the courage needed for Recovery"
Presented on August 13, 2013
Suzanne Robinson presented "Medicaid Health Homes: How Individuals With Mental Illness Can Benefit"
 July 2013 
          Presented on : July 9, 2013
          Jean Anthony presented "Depression in the African American Community:
          Understanding the Role of Clergy"

June 2013 

Presented on : June 18, 2013
Nichole Bisig presented "Sparking Motivation for Change: Working with Individuals Who Lack Insight"

May 2013  

Presented on : May 21, 2013
Janet Pecquet presented "Legal and Financial Options of Caring for Yourself or Your Loved One"

April 2013  

Presented on : April 16, 2013
Dr. Arthur presented "Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Core Components
and Persons who can benefit"

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hamilton County
 4790 Red Bank Expressway • Suite 218  Cincinnati, OH 45227
p 513.351.3500 • f 513.351.6352

Related Files

AssureRx Pharmacogenomics (PDF File)
January 2014 (PDF File)
November Presentation Amie Duncan (PDF File)
September 2013 HT (PDF File)
August 2013 HT (PDF File)
July 2013 Hot Topics (PDF File)
June 2013 Hot Topics (PDF File)
April 2013 (PDF File)
May 2013 (PDF File)
Directions to Red Cross (PDF File)
April 2014 HT (PDF File)
May 2014 (PDF File)
June 2014 (PDF File)

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