Our strong partnerships with various agencies and organizations enhance our capacity for improving alignment among child welfare, addiction treatment, and behavioral health boards. Such partnerships have influenced our research questions, methodological decisions, and approach to helping Ohio counties align systems based on knowledge learned from this work.


PCSAO is a nonprofit 501c(3) organization who seeks to advocate for and promote child protection program excellence and sound public policy for safe children, stable families, and supportive communities.

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The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) represents Ohio’s Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Addiction Boards at the state level. Among other responsibilities, OACHBA is responsible for coordinating and financing regional behavioral health and recovery supports.

For more information please visit the OACHBA website:

The Ohio Council

The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers­­ is a statewide association representing over 150 private alcohol and other drug addiction, mental health, and family services organizations.

For more information please visit The Ohio Council website: