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Self-Care and Stress Management Tips

September 23, 2020
We are winding down National Recovery Awareness Month and National Suicide Awareness Month. Both of these issues can be made worse by interpersonal tensions and stress. With COVID-19 still disrupting how we live and the intensifying election propaganda, we need to intentionally make time for self-care. Below are a few self-care tips for stress management.
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September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

September 16, 2020
If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide or death please know, there is help. Take that step to share your thoughts and feelings with someone you trust. Appleseed has caring staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling our 24 Hour Crisis hotline at (419) 289-6111. You may also visit Suicidepreventionlifeline.org for more information.
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September is National Recovery Month

September 11, 2020
Recovery is possible. There are many great recovery communities in our area.  Don't let anything keep you from reaching out. There are paths that will allow you to find meaning and purpose in the aftermath of very difficult life experiences. If you find yourself addicted and struggling remember you are loveable, forgivable, and changeable.
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

June 5, 2020
May was National Mental Health Awareness Month, and here at Appleseed, it is a month that is extremely important not only to our agency but to every one of our staff. It is a time that we can use to reach out to our community and offer education on strategies to improve their mental health.
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May 1, 2020
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The month of April is an important time for everyone here at Appleseed Community Mental Health Center. Each April, staff at Appleseed’s RCDV Safe Haven Program promotes awareness of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse and prevention of this crime through a variety of educational events and presentations.
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A letter from our Executive Director...

March 19, 2020
Dear Appleseed Family,We understand that our services are critical to the overall health and wellbeing of the clients and community we serve. We want to be clear that our services are available telephonically and, if needed, face-to-face. We are also quickly working on additional options for clients to virtually meet with their psychiatrist, counselor, or case manager to ensure that services with us remain uninterrupted.
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January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Stalking Awareness Month

February 7, 2020
January has always been an important time of the year for Appleseed Community Mental Health Center. It is a time that we look forward to a new year and plan for the year ahead.
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Appleseed Community Mental Health Center Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

December 30, 2019
Appleseed Community Mental Health Center earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress towards Appleseed Community Mental Health Center’s mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Reflection

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Reflection

November 4, 2019
The month of October has come and gone, and for us at the Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven of Ashland (a program of Appleseed Community Mental Health Center), much of it has revolved around promoting domestic violence awareness.
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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 2, 2019
July is Minority mental health month, a time that we should all bring awareness to the struggles and difficulties that many minority groups face every day.
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Celebrate Your Mind Support Group

Celebrate Your Mind Support Group

May 17, 2019
Appleseed is able to offer Ashland County a unique support group approach for those who consider themselves voice hearers. The Hearing Voices Movement in the USA is spreading across our nation where individuals with shared life experiences are coming together in solidarity to share and support one another.
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Importance of Non-Judgment in Responding to a Suicide

Importance of Non-Judgment in Responding to a Suicide

September 14, 2018
Suicide deaths are on the rise. Being nonjudgmental of another person is critical to building an emotional bond, paving the way for openness and self-disclosure, bringing them closer to feeling validated and not so alone.
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Recent Updates

Self-Care and Stress Management Tips

We are winding down National Recovery Awareness Month and National Suicide Awareness Month. Both of these issues can be made worse by interpersonal tensions and stress. With COVID-19 still disrupting how we live and the intensifying election propaganda, we need to intentionally make time for self-care. Below are a few self-care tips for stress management.

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September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide or death please know, there is help. Take that step to share your thoughts and feelings with someone you trust. Appleseed has caring staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling our 24 Hour Crisis hotline at (419) 289-6111. You may also visit Suicidepreventionlifeline.org for more information.

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September is National Recovery Month

Recovery is possible. There are many great recovery communities in our area.  Don't let anything keep you from reaching out. There are paths that will allow you to find meaning and purpose in the aftermath of very difficult life experiences. If you find yourself addicted and struggling remember you are loveable, forgivable, and changeable.

View More