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Calendar & Events


Clothesline Project Display April 1-9, April 15-16, April 22-23

The Clothesline Project will be displayed throughout the month at various locations including: April 1st-9th at Ashland University in the Student Center. April 15th-16th at the Corner Park. April 22-23rd Central Park in Loudonville. The Clothesline Projec

Movie Night "Anita: Speaking Truth to Power" April 22

Zoom Movie Night we are watching Anita: Speaking Truth to Power on April 22nd @ 7pm. This film a profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual h

CEU Training: My Client Was Sexually Assaulted. Now What?-April 26

Appleseed's Safe Haven program and OhioHealth Mansfield are partnering to present "My Client Was Sexually Assaulted. Now What?" on April 26, 2021 from 12-1:30pm. 1.5 FREE CEUs available for Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists. Thi

Denim Day-April 28

Join Appleseed's Safe Haven program on April 28 by showing your solidarity and support to survivors by wearing denim today! Post on social media and tag us at #rcdvsafehaven!

Book Club-Daring Greatly by Brene Brown-April 28

Book Club is reading "Daring Greatly" by Brené Brown in April. Our zoom book club discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 28th at 7pm. "Daring Greatly" highlights the importance of vulnerability in our ability to live authentically and wholeheartedly.

CEU Training: Motivational Interviewing Skills in Practice pt 2-April 29

Appleseed and the Center for Addictions will be collaborating on Thursday, April 29th for an additional Motivational Interviewing training. This training is free. You do not need to attend Part 1 to join. 1.5 CEUs available for Social Workers, Counselors,

Daring Greatly Art Workshop-April 30

Daring Greatly Art Workshop, based upon the book by Brené Brown, will be held on April 30th 12-1:30pm. This workshop highlights the importance of vulnerability in our ability to live authentically and wholeheartedly. According to Brené, "to dare greatly m

Run with the Stars 5K Fundraiser-May 1

It’s that time of year again to support the Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven at our annual “Run with the Stars” 5K fundraiser sponsored by the Ashland County Sherriff’s Office! We are hoping to make this the BEST YEAR YET! The event will be held o

2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing Fundraiser-Aug 1

Save the Date for August 1st at Brookside Golf Course for Appleseed's RCDV Safe Haven's 2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing. More information coming soon!

Recent Updates

Mental Health Spring Cleaning

Spring is here. As we watch the crocus poke through the ground and enjoy more and more daylight, it's a good time to recommit ourselves to our mental health care. Do some mental health spring cleaning. Identify a habit that prevents you from being your best. It could be the habit of criticizing others or negative self-talk. Whatever it is, commit yourself to being self-aware and to quickly replacing the behavior with a healthy alternative. Plan ahead and be ready. Speak a word of praise instead of criticism or replace negativity with encouragement. With a steady effort, you can change that habit that is holding you back.

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Wellness and Recovery

One of the things that can raise our anxiety is how we choose to think about our problems. In our modern culture we see our stressors as bad and something to be avoided. Previous generations took the position that our adversities are things that teach us life lessons and make us stronger. So let me encourage us today to examine the circumstances we are in and begin to ask “what can I learn about myself from this?” How can I use these stressors to make me a better person? By doing this I can make what was causing me anxiety into something that gives me strength.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is sexual assault awareness month. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network reports that every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Sexual assault can range from harassment to direct physical sexual abuse. Everyone has a role to play in preventing sexual assault. There are many different ways that you can step in or make a difference if you see someone at risk. The key to keeping others safe is learning how to intervene in a way that fits the situation and your comfort level. Do what you can to interrupt the situation. A simple distraction can give the person at risk a chance to get to a safe place.

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