The links and information provided on this page are for organizations and agencies that partner with the Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH).
The Ohio Mental Health Consumer Outcomes System is a Web-based database containing more than one million records relating to more than 300,000 unique consumers. It allows users to generate reports based upon data collected throughout the state and submitted to ODMH through Sept. 3, 2009. After that date, ODMH discontinued data collection at the state level.
Multi-Agency Community Services Information System (MACSIS)
This automated payment and management information system for mental health services is a collaborative effort of ODMH, the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services and community boards. The combined ODMH/ODADAS outpatient payment information system compiles behavioral health care services for both Medicaid paid and non-Medicaid paid services.
Patient Care System (PCS)
This automated case management reporting system is used by ODMH’s regional psychiatric hospitals. It enables monthly data extracts about clients served during the fiscal year, such as admissions, discharges and diagnoses.
Accreditation, Licensure and Certification
Community mental health agencies, private psychiatric hospitals and residential facilities that provide mental health services are regulated through ODMH. To learn more about compliance with Ohio Administrative Code, visit our rules page.
ODMH receives funds from the Ohio Assembly and distributes those funds to local mental health systems that are administered by alcohol, drug addiction and mental health (ADAMH) or community mental health (CMH) boards. The allocation guidelines set priorities for funding distributions and describe the initiatives funded.
ODMH oversees construction at its regional psychiatric hospitals and also assists in the development of housing, program and consumer-operated services projects in the community. Forms and guidelines related to construction and renovation projects are available through our Capital Planning and Management Office.
The state fiscal year 2009 community plans submitted by ADAMH and CMH boards have been reviewed and approved by ODMH. For general information and documents related to the community planning process, visit the Community Plan Guidelines homepage.
Fiscal Reporting Forms and Templates
Fiscal reporting forms (DMH-FIS-040) are completed annually by each ADAMH and CMH board and submitted to ODMH. The data provides a complete picture of the types of services provided by mental health agencies and the corresponding expenditures and revenue in the mental health system.
Forms and Records Management
This section lists ODMH forms by category and name. Forms categories include: administrative, consumer reimbursement, fiscal, forensic, medical, pharmacy and PASRR. You can search forms by title and/or form number. Also included are links to state forms management and the Ohio Revised Code.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Enacted in 1996, HIPAA requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health plans and employers. It also addresses the security and privacy of health data.
Licensed residential and certified community agencies must track critical care incidents related to health and safety within their facilities. Incident notification reports can be submitting electronically using the Web-Enabled Incident Reporting System (WEIRS).
While the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services offers assistance to consumers applying for Medicaid benefits, the ODMH Office of Medicaid works with county mental health boards to assure that state Medicaid requirements are met by those providing mental health services to consumers.
Through a system of numbered advisories, ODMH communicates regarding policies or issues that have an impact on mental health boards, mental health agencies, regional psychiatric hospitals and shareholder organizations. Advisories released in the current fiscal year are sent out to specific partners, then posted on our Web site. Advisories from previous years are archived.
ODMH Agency E-mail List
A list of mental health agencies and e-mail addresses for the agencies' executive directors generated by ODMH.
County Board Directory
A directory of county Board information generated by the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA).
ODMH Grant Award Lists
This page has been created as a one-stop shop to locate ODMH grants information in accordance with HB 420 (Government Accountability and Transparency, 127th General Assembly). The grant lists are posted by State Fiscal Year.
ODMH administers the federal Community Mental Health Services Block Grant from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration. The block grant is used to improve the quality of services by funding activities that encourage and enhance evidence-based practices, quality improvement, consumer outcomes and promote the values of recovery, resiliency and cultural competence.
Housing and Homelessness
ODMH is committed to ensuring that an array of safe, decent and affordable housing options is available for Ohioans experiencing mental illness. Through a variety of programs, ODMH partners with communities to provide match funding, capital funds or other supports that promote housing options and reduce homelessness.
Scholarships and Technical Assistance
Scholarship and technical assistance funds are available to eligible consumers and family members to attend workshops, conferences or trainings. Mental Health America of Franklin County manages these funds statewide for ODMH. To learn more about these funds and download an application, visit the scholarships section on the Mental Health America of Franklin County Web site.