Columbus Police transport a client to a local hospital after responding to a mental health call.
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Social worker Kristin Moreland changes the car radio from a country station to one that plays Top 40 Hits.          

“He’ll probably change it back,” Moreland says, gesturing to Columbus Police officer Bob Heinzman.

Former Columbus Area staffers at a recent job fair.
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Former staffers from Columbus Area Integrated Health Services walk from booth to booth, surveying materials from various employers and service providers. The hastily-arranged job fair aims to connect workers with new positions after organization’s sudden closure two weeks ago.

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A long-serving East Side mental health and substance abuse treatment provider has folded, furloughing workers and forcing some 1,500 patients to find new care.

Schizophrenia and Chic Harley

Oct 14, 2009

New perspectives on the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia; and the history of a mental illness that cut short the career of Ohio State football star Chic Harley, with Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Franklin County medical director Dr. Kathryn Burns, M.D., National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) of Franklin County board member Darrell Herrmann and Chic Harley biographer Todd Wessell.

Heroin in Central Ohio

Sep 29, 2009

The increase in heroin use in Central Ohio, the spread of hard drugs to the suburbs and concerns about budget cuts making treatment less available, with U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) assistant special agent in charge Anthony Marotta, Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH) CEO David Royer and Maryhaven president/CEO Paul Coleman.