This executive order was given by Ohio governor Mike DeWine on January 14, 2019. It orders the creation of the RecoveryOhio Initiative to carry out the immediate need to address the drug epidemic in Ohio, and to:
- Advance and coordinate addiction disorder and mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery support services at the local, state, and federal levels
- Engage private sector partners to align efforts to do the most good for Ohioans struggling with a mental illness or addiction disorder, as well as their families
- Initiate and guide enhancements to the behavioral health system . . .