March 2024
ODA Quarterly Newsletter
Ohio Deflection Association delivers support around public safety for the health and wellbeing of those struggling with substance use and mental health disorders. Through the development of deflection and pre-arrest diversion strategies, support tools and facilitating the education of community partners providing outreach services. Focusing on real life challenges with real time solutions by providing communities with education, guidance and resources.
Franklin County Office of Justice Policy & Programs is hiring!

The Reentry Social Services Specialist position oversees the Pathways Women's program providing pre and post release services to local justice impacted women. This role reports directly to me and includes fantastic benefits, eligibility for public service student loan forgiveness, and tuition reimbursement.  The posting will be live until 11:59pm on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Register Now for Ohio Training for Families and Caregivers on Addiction

enCompass: A Comprehensive Training on Navigating Addiction, a valuable resource for family members seeking to help a loved one achieve recovery. This training covers in-depth information about substance use disorders, treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips.

Project ECHO | Northeast Ohio Medical University | NEOMED
Project ECHO® upcoming schedule.  Project ECHO® is a model for lifelong learning and guided practice that revolutionizes continuing medical education and exponentially increases workforce capacity to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities.
Fentanyl Test Strip (FTS) Availability
Ohio’s Project DAWN network now has access to order FTS through their regular ordering process with the Ohio Department of Health, free of charge! If you’re interested in securing a supply for your Quick Response Team, please reach out to the Project DAWN program in your area. If your Project DAWN partner isn’t accessing these resources at this time and you would still like to receive a supply, please send an email requesting a supply to ProjectDAWN@odh.ohio.gov. Questions can be directed to Sara Morman at sara.morman@odh.ohio.gov.
OUR MISSION
Ohio Deflection Association delivers support around public safety for the health and wellbeing of those struggling with substance use and mental health disorder(s), through the development of deflection and pre-arrest diversion strategies, support tools, and facilitating the education of community partners providing outreach services. Focusing on real life challenges with real time solutions by providing communities with education, guidance, and resources.