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

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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