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

Helpful Resources

 

  Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services:

Provides statewide leadership of a high quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans. 

   SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems

Ohio Attorney General's Office, Crime Victims Compensation:

If you or your family members are innocent victims of a violent crime, financial assistance may be available. 

VINE: 

VINE is the nation's most reliable and confidential source for updated custody status and criminal case information. Register and stay informed.

  Ohio Victim Witness Association: Promotes access to safety, healing, justice, and financial recovery for Ohio crime victims.

Guide Star Platinum:

GuideStar is the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. Click here to see Appleseed's Guide Star Profile and donate.

 

Local Resources

    Mental Health and Recovery Board: 

Ensures the availability and accessibility of quality services that support recovery for individuals with trauma, mental health challenges and/or drug/alcohol abuse and addictions

     United Way of Ashland County

Unites the caring power of our community to improve lives in Ashland County by providing connections that turn generosity into large scale good

Ashland County Job & Family Services:

Investigates and resolves issues, offers assistance, and links people to community resources that can guide them to a place of greater stability and self-support

     University Hospital Samaritan Medical Center:

A 55-staffed-bed acute care facility providing  state-of-the-art, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)-accredited facilities with equally advanced technology and equipment  “To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.” and  advance the Science of Health & the Art of Compassion

Ashland County Health Department:

Promotes optimal health for individuals and families of the Ashland Community through public health education, prevention of disease and injury, and response to public health challenges 

    Kroc Center:

Seeks to fulfill Joan Kroc’s vision by providing easy access to the arts, music, sports, and educational programming for each and every member of our community. The facility currently features a worship center, field house, classrooms, a fun zone, and a community room.  The Kroc Center also serves as the Coordinated Entry Access Point for Ashland for those in our community who are experiencing homelessness. 

    Associated Charities

Provides the peace of mind necessary to help when you find yourself in an emergency situation including short-term utility, shelter, clothing, medication, and food assistance

Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven:

Provides prevention, intervention, support, and advocacy, with emphasis on empowerment, to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking in Ashland County 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

 

Recent Updates

Stalking Awareness Month & Healthy Relationships

Stalking Awareness Month & Healthy Relationships

Being stalked is a frightening and traumatic experience. SPARC reports that stalking victims suffer much higher rates of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and relationship issues than people in the general population.

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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 we also know that some people may be more vulnerable than others.

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Smarter Phones, Struggling Minds

Smarter Phones, Struggling Minds

A  recent research study has found that over the past two years, as we try to cope with all of the disruptions and changes related to  COVID-19, cell phone and social media use has skyrocketed. Social media is a way to stay in touch with friends and family. Owning and using a mobile phone is almost necessary in our culture with many occupations requiring smartphone accessibility. Sixty-nine percent of adults and 81% of teens use social media–so what does that mean for our brains?

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