The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities recently released two important Health & Welfare Alerts: Suicide Awareness & Prevention and Human Trafficking.
People who have developmental disabilities are at a higher risk for suicide because of different risk factors. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can save lives. A printable PDF is located here for you to read.
It’s important for caregivers to be knowledgeable about human trafficking and the higher risk people who have developmental disabilities face. View the alert and a printable PDF here.
You can always visit the Ohio DODD website to review various Health & Wellness Alerts at your convenience.