Section 5119.23 | Allocations of funds for local mental health and addiction services continuums of care.
(A) The department of mental health and addiction services shall establish a methodology for allocating to boards of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services the funds appropriated by the general assembly to the department for the purpose of the community-based continuum of care that each board establishes under section 340.032 of the Revised Code. The department shall establish the methodology after notifying and consulting with relevant constituencies as required by division (A)(10) of section 5119.21 of the Revised Code. The methodology may provide for the funds to be allocated to boards on a district or multi-district basis.
(B) Subject to section 5119.25 of the Revised Code, and to required submissions and approvals under sections 340.08 and 5119.22 of the Revised Code, the department shall allocate the funds to the boards in a manner consistent with the methodology, this section, other state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
(C) In consultation with boards, community addiction services providers, community mental health services providers, and persons receiving addiction services, mental health services, and recovery supports, the department shall establish guidelines for the use of funds allocated under this section.