Call for Workshop Proposals: 2017 Annual OPEC Conference – June 26-28

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) Office of Prevention and Wellness is now accepting proposals to present at the 2017 Ohio Promoting Wellness and Recovery (OPEC) conference.

This year’s conference will be held June 26-28 at Miami University in Oxford and feature six subject matter tracks: Early Childhood Mental Health; adolescent/transition age youth treatment & recovery supports; prevention; collective impact; youth empowerment and cultural competency.

Workshop proposals must be submitted online by Feb. 24. Visit for more information.

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