Engage Stakeholders

In order to address mental health, substance abuse counseling and treatment, and crisis management, it is important for schools to engage a variety of local community partners. Following is a list of the types of partners to contact.

Community Collaboration Model

Following are links to resources--forms, worksheets, evaluations, surveys and assessments--for implementing the Ohio Community Collaboration Model.

Identify Relevant Community Partners

Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • Police Department
  • Fire Department
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Red Cross
  • Health Department

Emergency Recovery

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counseling Services and Faith-based groups for counseling during Recovery

School Climate

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
  • Businesses for service learning opportunities for students

Community Stakeholders

  • Parents and Caregivers
  • Youth
  • Government
  • Media
  • Faith-based Groups
  • Allied Health and Medical Services
  • Emergency Responders (Police, Fire, Homeland Security)
  • Concerned citizens