- THERAPY SESSIONS: People in higher risk categories (such as older adults, people with serious medical conditions, etc.) might consider contacting their healthcare provider about the possibility of engaging in therapy via tele-therapy or online mental health services.
- PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS: Consider asking healthcare providers about getting 90-day supplies vs. a 60 or 30-day supply. If this is not possible, consider refilling medications as soon as they are allowed.
- ADVOCATE FOR YOURSELF: If healthcare providers decline to make accommodations,
NAMI Ohio is working to do everything possible to protect Ohioans with mental illness, especially those who fall into the most vulnerable categories. Ohio has over 6,000 citizens living in adult care facilities or group homes and many of these residents have co-occurring health conditions that may make contracting the virus more dangerous for them.
In an effort to help prevent the spread of this illness and support the very special individuals living and working in these homes,more » Read More