NAMI Butler County News & Blog


Ohio Medicaid seeks company to oversee treatment of children with complex mental health issues

Oct 29, 2020 By Laura Hancock For thousands of Ohio parents, treatment of their children’s complicated mental health and developmental issues is so expensive that they must relinquish … Read more


Ohio rolls out service to match patients with beds in psychiatric facilities

November 11, 2020 By Laura Lovett Mobi Health News The state of Ohio is aiming to speed up the process of matching patients with behavioral needs to inpatient psychiatric … Read more

When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

Nov 4, 3030 By Gina Perkins “I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.” That was the narrative running through my mind during my first … Read more


During Open Enrollment, Be Sure To Review Your Health Plan Options

11/2/2020 NAMI Nov. 1st began the annual enrollment period to get health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, or you need to renew your plan, make time to … Read more

In-person Family Support Groups Temporarily Suspended

First responders urgently push for PTSD coverage at Ohio state capitol

October 6, 2020 By Sara Goldenberg Cleveland 19 CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – First responders are sounding the alarm at the state capitol, pushing for post-traumatic stress disorder coverage with … Read more

National Mental Illness Week: How to manage depression, anxiety amid the COVID-19 pandemic

October 5, 2020 WKYC This week is National Mental Illness Week. The number of people experiencing anxiety and depression has increased during the pandemic. Dr. Sherli Ratner a Clinical … Read more

Join NAMI this Mental Illness Awareness Week to Raise the Voices of Lived Experience

Oct 5, 2020 NAMI Arlington, VA – This year we’ve seen the numbers of Americans impacted by mental health conditions on the rise as a result of the pandemic and more … Read more

5 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Dissociation

Oct 6, 2020 By Allie Cotterman NAMI Have you ever been driving and suddenly realized you didn’t remember the last ten minutes of your drive? Have you ever been … Read more