Media and Achievements

  • June 30, 2019 – The MHAC helped coordinate a Letter to the Editor, which was published in the Chronicle Tribute about misinformation related to SB54, the serious mental illness and death penalty bill.
  • May 24, 2019 – The MHAC and Northeast Hub Director, Karen Kearney were featured in a Cleveland Foundation blog Stories of Impact series.
  • May 22, 2019 – The MHAC’s Executive Director, Joan Englund was named Recovery Resources’ 2019 Woman of Strength.
  • May 14, 2019 – The MHAC’s Northeast Hub Director, Karen Kearney and Northeast Hub Member Red Oak Behavioral Health were featured on a WEWS Channel 5 Video interview.
  • Apr. 14, 2019 – WOVU 95.9 “All About Health” Radio Interview with State Program and Policy Director, Kelly Smith and Northeast Hub Director, Karen Kearney.
  • March 14, 2019 – Governor DeWine’s RecoveryOhio Advisory Council released a Report with 75 recommendations from council members, including Joan Englund, the MHAC’s Executive Director.
  • March 28, 2019 – Cleveland.com Letter to the Editor re: Medicaid expansion from State Program and Policy Director, Kelly Smith.
  • January 18, 2019 – Joan Englund was appointed to Governor Mike DeWine’s RecoveryOhio Advisory Council to help advise on matters concerning mental health and substance use disorders, along with other experienced individuals.
  • Apr. 18, 2018 – Oberlin News Tribune Letter to the Editor re: Lorain County Mental Health Levy from Northeast Hub Director, Karen Kearney.
  • Sept. 11, 2018 – Ideastream Interview on By the Numbers 4: Landscape and Analysis of the Intersection between the Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems.
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – WVIZ Radio Interview with Northeast Hub Director, Karen Kearney re: Halloween Stereotypes.