Governor Ted Strickland Commemorates Board's 40th Year of Service
Jan 23, 2008
Delaware, (OHIO) – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland recently commemorated the 40th year of service of local Mental Health and Recovery Services Boards. The Governor’s proclamation expressed gratitude for the services provided by Delaware Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (DMMHRSB) and other boards within the behavior health system. Governor Strickland also expressed his thanks for DMMHRSB’s commitment to assuring that residents live healthier lives through access to quality mental health, alcohol and other drug prevention, treatment and support services.
“We’re very appreciative of Governor Strickland’s recognition for the work of our board, staff and providers of care. We feel fortunate that we have so many dedicated people that work so hard each day to make Delaware and Morrow Counties a better place to live,” said DMMHRSB Executive Director Steve Hedge.
DMMHRSB is the architect and supporter of the safety net of prevention and treatment services for mental health and substance abuse. Currently, the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health and Recovery Services Board provides funding to Center of Vocational Alternatives, Buckhorn, Central Ohio Mental Health Center, Delaware-Union Educational Service Center, Del-Mor Dwellings Corp., Helpline, Maryhaven, Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center, Recovery and Prevention Resources, Ohio Advocates for Mental Health (No Limits Outreach Center) Annie’s Outreach Center, and Turning Point.