Mental Health http://wyso.org en Ohio Bill Requires Reporting of Mental Health Information http://wyso.org/post/ohio-bill-requires-reporting-mental-health-information <p>Ohio courts would have to report certain mental health information for inclusion in a law enforcement database under a bill headed to the governor.</p><p>The House passed the measure on a 92-0 vote Wednesday. The Senate previously passed the bill.</p><p>Courts would be required to report to law enforcement agencies those who have been found not guilty by reason of insanity, or people who have been convicted of a violent offense and ordered to get mental health treatment.</p><p>The bill is named after a sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot two years ago.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 33965 at http://wyso.org State Offers Up 5 Mil. in New Funding for Mental Illness http://wyso.org/post/state-offers-5-mil-new-funding-mental-illness <p>Last week, following a news conference to announce a new health insurance mandate on treating children with autism, Governor John Kasich also addressed 'mental health' and it's connection to violence.&nbsp; He announced that five million dollars in new funding would be available to help Ohio families with intervention and counseling.&nbsp; WYSO's Jerry Kenney has more on the story.<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:42:31 +0000 Jerry Kenney 27714 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: December 23, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-december-23-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 23, 2012 including the following stories:</p><p>- Emily McCord reports on "Dropoly," a joint initiative from the University of Dayton and Energize Clinton County to help residents save money.</p><p>- Jerry Kenney speaks with Kent Youngman, CEO of the Greene County Mental Health and Recovery Board, about substances abuse and mental health issues and awareness in the area.</p><p>- Two speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Adam Hochshild, the nonfiction winner, and fiction winner, Anderw Krivak.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 27108 at http://wyso.org