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

Transitional Age Youth Services

Transitional Age Youth Services

Transitional Age Youth services are available to ANY Ashland County resident age 16-24. Community-based liaisons help participants reach their goals towards independence such Employment, Education, Living Situations, Personal Effectiveness and Wellbeing, and Community Life Functioning. Liaisons can transport  participants to appointments directly related to the person’s goals (such as the BMV to take the driver’s test.) The program also operates two apartments that help with transitioning from parent/guardian homes to their own apartment/homes. 

 It’s very easy to sign up for this program and has no length requirements.

What this program is NOT…

…Counseling

…Anything to do with juvenile delinquency

…A mental health diagnosis

 For more information, contact 419-281-3716  Ext. 139 

 

Recent Updates

June is LGBTQIA Pride Month

June is LGBTQIA Pride Month

It is important to recognize the mental health needs of the LGBTQ+ members of our community. According to NAMI, LGB youth are more than twice as likely to report experiencing persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness than their heterosexual peers. Transgender youth face are twice as likely to experience depressive symptoms, seriously consider suicide, and attempt suicide compared to cisgender lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and questioning youth.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Giving yourself permission to take care of yourself is essential for good mental health care. None of us can burn the candle at both ends and up in a good place. We eventually wear down. When you feel yourself being emotionally tapped out, take time to refuel. This will look different for each of us. For some, getting away with family and friends is reenergizing. For others a weekend of solitude does the trick. However you are wired, make sure you keep a check on your emotional tank and when it is getting empty, take the time to recharge. 

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Holistic Care

Holistic Care

Being mentally healthy requires us to take a holistic approach. As Mr. Miyagi said in the 1st karate kid movie, “our whole life is a balance”. We need to make sure that we are taking care of our mind, body and spirit. We do that through activities and exercises that connect us to those domains of our life. Behavioral Health care is part of our mission at Appleseed.

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