Office(419) 281-3716  Hours: M, W, F 7a-5p; T & Th: 7a-8p (limited services)-Please call ahead
24 Hour Crisis: (419) 289-6111   Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741
Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence: (419) 289-8085

Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Statement

Appleseed walks with families and individuals on their journey to live healthy, whole, and productive lives by offering comprehensive and integrated behavioral health, housing, outreach & prevention, substance use disorder, and victim services.

 

Vision

To enrich our community by restoring hope to families and individuals so they can live healthy, whole, and productive lives.

 

Values

  • Respect: Recognize the value of each person for their unique qualities and inherent right to be treated with and spoken to with respect in all client and staff interactions.
  • Learning and Growth: Provide staff with the opportunities to grow from experiences at ACMHC. In return, staff will demonstrate learning and growth in their respective roles.
  • Fiscal Responsibility: Operate within budget • Adhere to best practices regarding billing and collecting • Maintain a cash reserve • Secure an annual independent audit
  • Excellence: Appleseed and its employees will strive to fulfill the agency’s mission by creating a culture that embraces continuous improvement, program evaluation, data analysis, and a quest for excellence.

Recent Updates

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The American Counseling Association writes: Minority Mental Health Month is a nationwide effort developed by Mental Health America to “shed light on the multitude of mental health experiences within Black, Indigenous, People of Color and others that face disproportionate inequities due to systemic barriers and historical adversity.” Marginalized, oppressed, and disenfranchised people have unique concerns, trauma, stress, obstacles, and challenges because of historical experiences, cultural differences, and social disparities.

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Forgiveness

What is forgiveness? According to the Mayo Clinic forgiveness involves “a decision to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge.”  It is not forgetting the act that hurt you. However, forgiving can lessen the offense’s hold on you and take away the remaining control the person who hurt you has on you.

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Appleseed reaches GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency for the Third Year in a Row

Appleseed earned the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress that Appleseed is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.

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