About Us


Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (MHRSB) provides leadership in public behavioral health care as the authority charged under ORC ยง340 with planning, funding, managing, and evaluating behavioral health care in Hamilton County. MHRSB is statutorily prohibited from providing direct care to clients and instead contracts with numerous non-profit agencies to provide direct care in a community based setting.


The mission of the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (MHRSB) is to develop and manage a continuum of mental health, addiction, and prevention services that have a positive impact on the community, are accessible, results oriented, and responsive to individual and family needs.

Recovery Is Possible

Recovery means something different to everyone. For some, it is a newfound ability to cope with a lifelong mental illness. For others, it means freedom from a debilitating addiction. Our objective is for every client to lead a productive, satisfactory life characterized by hope, empowerment, and a meaningful role in society.

MHRSB Primary Goals:

Provide a System of Care with a wide array of Evidence Based Treatment Services that ensures a high quality of care for Hamilton County residents and promotes recovery and a favorable quality of life
Promote prevention and education efforts that reduce the impact of mental illness and addiction in the community
Ensure individuals with behavioral health needs are treated in an environment that best meets their needs
Ensure financial viability of the HCMHRSB and its service delivery system through efficient, accountable, and responsible financial management
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