Support Groups

Appleseed offers various support group options available including:

  • Grievers of Suicide
  • Addiction Education and Relapse Prevention
  • Self-Improvement and Change
  • Trauma Sensitive Yoga
  • Beyond Survival: A Group for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Addiction Education and Relapse Prevention

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Beyond Survival: A Group for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

A 12-week support group for survivors to explore the aftermath of trauma related to childhood sexual abuse. The group incorporates art-based activities to promote recovery, healing, and hopefulness through validation, empowerment, self-empathy, and mutuality. Offered in person and over Zoom. Contact Alison at or 419-282-6097 for more information on location or the Zoom link.

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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Recent Updates

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