2019 National AOT Symposium and
Learning Collaborative

October 10-11, 2019
Hilton/Polaris
Columbus, Ohio

Who Should Attend?

Judges, mental health professionals, law enforcement, attorneys, family members and anyone else who is looking for solutions to improve the quality of life of persons living with the consequences of untreated mental illness due to lack of insight.

What is Assisted Outpatient Treatment?

“Assisted outpatient treatment” (AOT) – sometimes known as “court-ordered outpatient treatment” or “outpatient commitment” – is the practice of placing individuals with severe mental illness and a history of struggling with voluntary treatment adherence under court order to follow a prescribed treatment plan while living in the community. Across the nation, studies have shown that AOT can dramatically improve treatment outcomes — substantially reducing the likelihood of repeat hospitalization and/or criminal justice involvement — for its target population.

Featured Speakers

Kevin Earley

Peer Support Specialist whose story is chronicled in Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley

Anita Everett, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.

Director, Center for Mental Health Services

Ron Honberg, J.D.

Senior Policy Analyst, National Alliance on Mental Illness

John Snook, J.D.

Executive Director, Treatment Advocacy Center

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2019 National AOT Symposium and Learning Collaborative

Hilton Polaris
8700 Lyra Dr
Columbus, OH 43240