Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association

Center for Disaster Mental Health
241 Taylor Street, Suite 130

Dayton OH  45402

Direct CDMH Office:  937-424-2362

GDAHA Office:  937-228-1000

CDMH@gdaha.org


The CDMH will be a committee-based organization with two co-chairs.   The co-chairs will be elected for two-year terms on alternate years.  The CDMH will meet at least quarterly with minutes being recorded.  Official membership will consist of representatives from partnering organizations including:

- Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board for Montgomery County
-
American Red Cross
-
Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
-
Clark County Combined Health District
-
Dayton Veterans Administration Medical Center
-
Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association
-
Hospice of Dayton
-
National Center for Medical Readiness

- Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County

- Tri-County Board of Recovery & Mental Health Services
- Wright Patterson AFB School of Aerospace Medicine
-
Wright State University College of Nursing and Health

- Other interested providers in the region are also invited.
 
For a binding vote there must be at least five of the partnering organizations represented and then it will be a simple majority of all attending the meeting.  Funding for organization activities will be provided by the individual members as well as available state and federal funds.

 OBJECTIVES:
- Educate local populations and local providers about preparing for and managing the mental health consequences of disasters.
- Develop networks of educated disaster mental health providers within the Miami Valley Region.
- Develop educational programs to be exported to other agencies interested in Disaster Health training.
- Creation of regular, regional Disaster Mental Health Symposium.
- Promote a coalition of mental health partners supporting community responses during emergency events.

Center for Disaster Mental Health

Administrative Plan

Center for Disaster Mental Health

Administrative Plan