Court Turns Pink
In recognition of the international health campaign, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Judge Joyce A. Campbell of the Fairfield Municipal Court is donning a pink robe for all court sessions during the month of October. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month educates women about the importance of early detection and shows support for those affected by the disease. Several of the employees of the Fairfield Municipal Court and their families have been affected by breast cancer. Judge Campbell hopes that her wearing a pink robe will prompt everyone that has contact with the court to encourage the women in their life to get mammograms on a regular basis.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) announces the election of its new Board of Directors. Judge Joyce Campbell, J.D., was elected to serve a second term as board president of the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization.
Judge Joyce A. Campbell presents Governor DeWine with lifetime membership to NamiOhio in recognition of his unwavering support of mental health for all Ohioans.
Judge Joyce A. Campbell invited to
The National Press Club in Washington D.C.
Judge Joyce A. Campbell was thrilled to be invited to The National Press Club in Washington D.C. to attend The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) recognition of Dr. Christine Yu Moutier. The event celebrated the achievements of Dr. Moutier; NAMI’s 2022 Scientific Research Award recipient. She has dedicated her life’s work to suicide prevention. Dr. Moutier works to change the culture surrounding mental health, fighting stigma and optimizing care for those suffering from mental illness. NAMI believes that scientific research can provide hope and encouragement and that is why NAMI’s commitment to research remains a strong pillar of its mission.
As President of the Board of Directors for the national chapter of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Judge Joyce A. Campbell felt honored and privileged to host a covid-19 delayed reception at the French Embassy in Washington D.C. honoring and welcoming NAMI’s Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Gillison, Jr. Judge Campbell describes the event as a truly special evening and on behalf of NAMI, thanks all attendees for joining the celebration of Daniel and all of his accomplishments.
The Court and the Police connect with the Community during National Night Out.
Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell will continue her work among the nation’s leaders in enhancing mental health awareness, standards, and access to treatment.
Judge Campbell was recently reelected to a three-year term on the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) national Board of Directors. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to the well-being of Americans affected by mental illness.
Fairfield, Ohio: On July 21, 2021 the members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) re-elected Judge Joyce A. Campbell to serve a second third year term on the NAMI National Board of Directors.
The STAR Program and the Treatment Alternative Court of the Fairfield Municipal Court have earned final certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets.
Judge Joyce A. Campbell elected Chair of the Ohio Judicial Conference
City of Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce A. Campbell has been elected Chair of the Ohio Judicial Conference (“OJC”) for a two year term (2020-2022) by the judges of Ohio.
Formed by a 1963 act of the Ohio General Assembly at the behest of Chief Justice Kingsley Taft, the Ohio Judicial Conference is the only organization that simultaneously represents the interests of all 722 active judges in Ohio, each of whom is a member of the organization.
Of those 722 judges, only five serve as officers of the organization, one each from the general, domestic relations, probate/juvenile, municipal/county, and appellate divisions. Each of those five officers serves for 10 years, acting as chair of the Ohio Judicial Conference in the seventh and eighth years of that commitment.
Judge Campbell is the former President of the Association of Municipal/County Court Judges of Ohio Board of Trustees and currently serves on both the Ohio Supreme Court Rules of Superintendence Commission and the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Specialized Dockets. Judge Campbell has presided over a certified mental health docket since 2000 and a multi offender OVI docket since 2008. She currently serves as the First Vice President of the Board of Directors for NAMI National, President of the Board of Directors for NAMI Ohio, and First Vice President of the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. Judge Campbell has served as the City of Fairfield Municipal Court Judge since 1999.
The Stepping Up Initiative
Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce A. Campbell chosen for the 2018 Excellence for Stepping Up in Butler County Award.
The Stepping Up Initiative is a national effort taking part at the local level to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in our jails. It is a collaboration between law enforcement, mental health providers, governmental institutions, support and advocacy groups like NAMI, and the community to combat stereotypes, decrease conflict and stigma and provide a wider range of services for people with mental illness and addiction.
The award was presented Thursday October 4, 2018.
Ohio Judge Elected to National Alliance on Mental Illness Board
Fairfield Municipal Judge Joyce A. Campbell was recently elected to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) board of directors.
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Judge Campbell already sits on the NAMI Ohio board of directors, and presided over a mental health docket in the city of Fairfield since 2001. For more information, please click here.
Dozens of Ohio courts have set up special sessions to assist people suffering from mental illness who end up in the criminal justice system. It’s a collaborative effort in which courts join forces with treatment providers, law enforcement, and others to connect people with much needed services such as medication, counseling, housing and transportation. For more information, please click here.
Watch Judge Campbell in a PBS show about treatment of people with mental illness who are involved in the court system.
The Supreme Court of Ohio has shared a story about Judge Campbell. For the 11th straight year, Fairfield Municipal Judge Joyce Campbell is donning a pink robe and handling a pink gavel throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month as a conversation starter about the second-most common cancer among women in the United States.