5119.01 [Renumbered from 3793.01] Definitions.

(A) As used in this chapter:

(1) "Addiction" means the chronic and habitual use of alcoholic beverages, the use of a drug of abuse as defined in section 3719.011 of the Revised Code, or the use of gambling by an individual to the extent that the individual no longer can control the individual's use of alcohol, the individual becomes physically or psychologically dependent on the drug, the individual's use of alcohol or drugs endangers the health, safety, or welfare of the individual or others, or the individual's gambling causes psychological, financial, emotional, marital, legal, or other difficulties endangering the health, safety, or welfare of the individual or others.

(2) "Addiction services" means services, including intervention, for the treatment of persons with alcohol, drug, or gambling addictions, and for the prevention of such addictions.

(3) "Alcohol and drug addiction services" means services, including intervention, for the treatment of alcoholics or persons who abuse drugs of abuse and for the prevention of alcoholism and drug addiction.

(4) "Alcoholic" means a person suffering from alcoholism.

(5) "Alcoholism" means the chronic and habitual use of alcoholic beverages by an individual to the extent that the individual no longer can control the individual's use of alcohol or endangers the health, safety, or welfare of the individual or others.

(6) "Community addiction services provider" means an agency, association, corporation, individual, or program that provides community alcohol, drug addiction, or gambling addiction services that are certified by the department of mental health and addiction services under section 5119.36 of the Revised Code.

(7) "Community mental health services provider" means an agency, association, corporation, individual, or program that provides community mental health services that are certified by the department of mental health and addiction services under section 5119.36 of the Revised Code.

(8) "Drug addiction" means the use of a drug of abuse, as defined in section 3719.011 of the Revised Code, by an individual to the extent that the individual becomes physically or psychologically dependent on the drug or endangers the health, safety, or welfare of the individual or others.

(9) "Gambling addiction" means the use of gambling by an individual to the extent that it causes psychological, financial, emotional, marital, legal, or other difficulties endangering the health, safety, or welfare of the individual or others.

(10) "Gambling addiction services" means services for the treatment of persons who have a gambling addiction and for the prevention of gambling addiction.

(11) "Hospital" means a hospital or inpatient unit licensed by the department of mental health and addiction services under section 5119.33 of the Revised Code, and any institution, hospital, or other place established, controlled, or supervised by the department under Chapter 5119. of the Revised Code.

(12) "Mental illness" means a substantial disorder of thought, mood, perception, orientation, or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life.

(13) "Mental health services" means services for the assessment, care, or treatment of persons who have a mental illness as defined in this section.

(14)

(a) "Residence" means a person's physical presence in a county with intent to remain there, except in either of the following circumstances:

(i) If a person is receiving a mental health service at a facility that includes nighttime sleeping accommodations, "residence" means that county in which the person maintained the person's primary place of residence at the time the person entered the facility;

(ii) If a person is committed pursuant to section 2945.38, 2945.39, 2945.40, 2945.401, or 2945.402 of the Revised Code, "residence" means the county where the criminal charges were filed.

(b) When the residence of a person is disputed, the matter of residence shall be referred to the department of mental health and addiction services for investigation and determination. Residence shall not be a basis for a board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services to deny services to any person present in the board's service district, and the board shall provide services for a person whose residence is in dispute while residence is being determined and for a person in an emergency situation.

(B) Any reference in this chapter to a board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services also refers to an alcohol and drug addiction services board or a community mental health board in a service district in which an alcohol and drug addiction services board or a community mental health board has been established under section 340.021 or former section 340.02 of the Revised Code.

History. Renumbered from § 3793.01 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Former section renumbered as § 5119.10 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.