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NAMI Ohio Member Publications: Book Reviews

“In My Petticoat” by Linda Hutchison.
"Catching the Thief : A Story, a Search, and Schizophrenia" by Diann Auld Reitelbach .

Court Ordered Outpatient Treatment
Court Ordered Outpatient Treatment: Ohio Attorney General’s Task Force on Criminal Justice and Mental Illness Psychiatry and Treatment Subcommittee Report on Proposed Legislation for Court Ordered Outpatient Treatment. This report includes the perspectives from 15 different organizations and individuals on pending legislation intended to clarify Ohio’s civil commitment law.


NAMI Ohio Medical Protocol Project: You Want Us to Do What?!

Ohioans with severe mental illness die much earlier than other Ohioans without mental illness and 60% of these premature deaths are as a result of heart disease and diabetes. The purpose of these training materials is to review strategies for improving physical healthcare in community mental health centers.

Medical Protocol 2011 Index

Module 1: Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring:
Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring Presentation
Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring Bookmark
Diabetes mellitus Screening & Assessment Flowchart

Module II: Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic Syndrome Presentation
Metabolic Syndrome Bookmark

Module III: Bowel Management
Bowel Management Presentation
Bowel Management Bookmark

Smoking Cessation Poster – No butts about it


Report From the President’s Freedom Commission on Mental Health
This report represents the first comprehensive study of the nation's public and private mental health service delivery systems in nearly 25 years.

Suicide Warning Signs Poster
This Poster/Handout is from the Peter D. Beale Memorial Suicide Prevention Fund.

Reducing the Costs of Untreated Mental Illness
This publication lays out several recommendations for closing the gaps and decreasing the costs of untreated mental illness.

Advocacy Handbook
This handbook was designed to assist advocates in dealing with the issue of overrepresentation of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system.

The Mentally Ill and the Criminal Justice System: A Review of Programs
This publication provides an innovative diversion programs for offenders with mental illness.

Children's Rights
This guide provides useful information about the rights of children in Ohio's major child-serving governmental service systems - mental health, substance abuse and addiction treatment, education, child welfare, MRDD, and juvenile court's unruly and delinquent youth services. The intent of the Children's Rights guide is to clarify the role of parents, guardians, and custodians and help them better understand their rights and their child's rights so they can advocate for these rights.

The Guide to Local Service Coordination for Families
This guide provides information regarding services from multiple agencies for children and their families. This resource provides comprehensive and helpful information for families overwhelmed by multiple child-serving agencies.

NAMI Ohio Position Statement on Assisted Outpatient Treatment
On December 1, NAMI Ohio’s Board of Directors adopted a position statement on Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT). In essence, it states that NAMI Ohio supports H.B. 299 sponsored by Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) which establishes AOT provided that the bill is adequately funded, does not diminish services for others being served in the mental health system, and protects the rights of those it is designed to help. A list of recommended changes is included in the position statement which we believe will address these concerns and improve the overall bill.

NAMI Housing Toolkit
This toolkit includes information to help the public mental health community meet the housing needs of people with mental illness.

NAMI Fact Sheets for Youth about Mental Illness
These are additional brochures and fact sheets designed with children and youth in mind.

NAMI Info and Fact Sheets by Illness
Click here for a list of fact sheets which can be used to educate people about severe and persistent mental illnesses. The information in these fact sheets comes from mental healthcare providers, advocates, and researchers.

Working with Children Services
A Guide for Parents is an easy to read resource to help parents understand what happens when Children Services gets a report that a child is not safe.

Estimated Cost of Prior Authorization in Ohio
This report, which was commissioned by NAMI Ohio, looks at the cost of requiring prior authorization for certain psychotropic drugs for patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other forms of serious mental illness.

Grieveance Process in Ohio (ACE)
This guide was developed to help consumers understand the grievance process in Ohio’s Public Mental Health System.

128th Legislative Status Sheet
This sheet identifies key pieces of legislation that are currently pending in the Ohio General Assembly.

Advocacy Curriculum for Everyone (ACE)
This guide was developed to help understand the organization of Ohio's public mental health system.