Ohio merging mental health, drug abuse agencies

Source: Associated Press, May 05, 2012

State agencies providing mental-health and substance-abuse services in Ohio will be merged pending legislative approval into a single agency with a combined 2,500 employees and a budget in excess of $650 million. …The merger will affect an array of local agencies, programs and services, including 50 county boards of alcohol and drug addiction and mental health, and about 300 addiction-treatment agencies and 400 mental-health agencies.
Kasich to merge service agencies
Source: Alan Johnson, Columbus Dispatch, May 5, 2012

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