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Relaxation: Feeling Calm in the Chaos

Relaxation: Feeling Calm in the Chaos

May 2, 2017
The American Psychological Association (APA) reported in February 2017 that the level of stress in America has increased for the first time in 10 years
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Celebrating 25 Years Serving Ashland County

Celebrating 25 Years Serving Ashland County

April 24, 2017
We are excited to be celebrating 25 years of serving Ashland County and we want to celebrate with YOU! Join us on May 4th from 11:00 AM to 1 PM at Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, located at 2233 Rocky Lane, Ashland, Ohio.
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Handling Depression without Medication

Handling Depression without Medication

April 19, 2017
Join us on May 2nd, 2017 from 5:30 PM -6:30PM for a Community Education Event at Appleseed CMHC and learn about some of the non-pharmaceutical interventions you can use to help manage depression.
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You're Not Alone

You're Not Alone

April 17, 2017
In the event of sexual abuse, you are not to blame. Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven takes the time to listen to your story because be we believe you. We are on your side. Our shelter is a part of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence and considered a Rape Crisis Center in the State of Ohio.
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Domestic Violence & the Impact on Children

Domestic Violence & the Impact on Children

April 13, 2017
The scope of domestic violence is huge, and its effect on children even more so. The UN Secretary-General's Study on Violence Against Children, conservatively estimates that 275 million children worldwide are exposed to violence in the home.
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Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence

March 23, 2017
In 2017, teen dating violence continues to rise, with 1.5 million high school students nationwide experiencing physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.
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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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Recent Updates

Just Press Play

Just Press Play

Today is August 12th, and on this day in 1877 Thomas Edison completed his first model of the phonograph. The way we listen to music has changed a lot since then, and it can be a powerful tool in helping you to reduce stress.

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Caring for Someone Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

Caring for Someone Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

Caring about someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol can be very emotionally painful. If you're in that situation, there are things you can do to help yourself…and also possibly help the person in your life who is addicted.

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Journaling for Mental Health

Journaling for Mental Health

Journaling is one of the best tools you can put in your mental health toolbox. Researcher Silvia Bastos writes, “Many of us, when we face anxious thoughts, try to deny them — push them away, and think of something else.” and “You probably know how it feels to lie in bed for hours unable to sleep because you’re worried about problems, commitments, or the future.”

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