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Staying Motivated & Avoiding Procrastination

Staying Motivated & Avoiding Procrastination

March 1, 2017
Do you struggle with staying motivated to meet your goals? Join us on Tuesday, March 21st from 5:30pm to 6:30pm for a free community education class on Staying Motivated & Avoiding Procrastination.
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Supported Employment: All the Right Tools

Supported Employment: All the Right Tools

February 22, 2017
It has only been a few months since I began working with the Supported Employment program at Appleseed CMHC. The magnitude of the work that has been done through the Supported Employment Program to help individuals seek competitive employment, has made me proud and excited to be a part of this program.
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Coloring & Your Brain

Coloring & Your Brain

February 14, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Leta Planz, MSW, LISWS, will offer a class at Appleseed Community Mental Health Center on how to use the simple and popular act of coloring to become more mindful.
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ADHD- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

January 31, 2017
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, better known by its acronym ADHD, is a term used to described a set of characteristics found in children and adults that may hinder them from doing well in school, work, or in other environments .
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How Many Homeless People Are There In Ashland County?

How Many Homeless People Are There In Ashland County?

January 13, 2017
The stereo type of a homeless person is probably something like this: poor, unemployed, low motivation, lacking social skills, an overall underachiever. At Appleseed Community Mental Health Center we know the stereo type is a myth.
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Supported Employment Enhances Recovery!

November 5, 2015
(Article excerpted from Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services/OhioMHAS website)
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When Should You Consider Medication for Your Child's Mental Health?

February 17, 2014
Parents and caregivers are often desperate for an immediate solution to a childs mental health crisis. Failure at school, dangerous behavior, depression, these are problems a child or teen can have that may benefit from medication.
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Is It Time to Take Care of Chronic Worry and Anxiety?

January 29, 2014
People from all walks of life occasionally experience anxiety and chronic worry, but when worrying and being anxious starts to overtake your life, it’s time to get in the driver’s seat and make a change.
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So Your Child Has a Diagnosis of ADHD--Now What?

January 8, 2014
Finding out that your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) brings mixed feelings. On the one hand, parents are often relieved to get a diagnosis that provides answers for their child’s behavior, but on the other hand, the realization that their child has any kind of disorder can bring on feelings of despair and grief.
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7 Ways to Effectively Manage Stress and Depression Around the Holidays

December 20, 2013
7 Ways to Effectively Manage Stress and Depression Around the Holidays dealing with stress and depression head-on, and taking a proactive stance.
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Fostering Resilience

January 3, 2013
Life is constantly presenting each of us with challenges. For many, those difficulties are viewed as opportunities. For others they seem like an endless cycle of problems too big to solve...
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10 Things Men Can Do

January 3, 2013
As Safe Haven leads out in providing services to support victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Ashland, Ohio it is also important that the entire community, particularly men, work toward supporting victims and at-risk individuals...
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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.

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