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Tips to Cope with Work-Related Stress

August 3, 2020
According to the American Institute of Stress, job stress is far and away the major source of stress for American adults and that stress has continued to grow over the past few decades. Unfortunately, many people who experience excessive stress at work use unhealthy coping techniques such as overeating, eating unhealthy foods, smoking cigarettes, or abusing drugs and alcohol to cope.  Stress coupled with unhealthy coping techniques can lead  to physical or mental symptoms such as  chronic pain, heart or blood pressure issues, insomnia, irritability, difficulty concentrating, depression and anxiety.
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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 20, 2020
July is Minority Mental Health and Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. are less likely to have access to mental health services, less likely to use community mental health services, more likely to use emergency departments, and more likely to receive lower quality care.
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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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Supported Empoyment Luncheon

Supported Empoyment Luncheon

May 7, 2018
Come find out about Supported Employment…what it means to local businesses and local residents…and what you can do to be a part of it.
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Recent Updates

Smartphones, Social Media, and Mental Health

Smartphones, Social Media, and Mental Health

Social media is a way we can stay in touch with our friends and family, but overuse and overreliance is strongly correlated to poor mental health.

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January is Stalking Awareness Month

January is Stalking Awareness Month

Being stalked by another human being is a frightening and traumatic experience. Stalking victims suffer higher rates of depression--anxiety-insomnia-and-relationship issues.

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month

According to HumanTraffickingHotline.org, Human trafficking can happen to anyone but some people are more vulnerable than others.

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