“Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.”
-Margaret J. Wheatley
Five New Year’s Resolutions to
Improve Your Mental Health
Here’s a great article from Psychology Today that will help you define your mental health goals for 2019. Read more about it here .
Back to Basics: Dr. James Mooney, M.D.
As Shannon L. Adler once said, “Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.” In this article, Dr. James Mooney asks us to challenge our own perspectives when it comes to our ideas about victims and perpetrators.
Mental Health Tip
The Magic of Endorphins
Did you know that when you exercise, your brain releases feel-good chemicals, called endorphins, that give you an instant mood boost? And exercising outside is even better, since time in nature can help ease the symptoms of depression. Try it today by heading out with a friend or two for a walk -- walking is exercise too! You don’t have to sweat at the gym to give your body the benefits of exercise.
Agency Spotlight
Rebecca Hewitt -- New Director of Safe Haven of Ashland

Rebecca Hewitt comes from Akron, OH and has 13 years of experience with domestic violence treatment. Her additional background in grant writing will help make her a great director, and she’s excited about her new role at Safe Haven.
Upcoming Events
Safe Haven Open House

Date: January 18
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Professional Building, 34 W. 2nd Street, Suite 12, Ashland, OH

Please join us for snacks and to learn about our services. You can also meet our new director, Rebecca Hewitt!
Grievers of Suicide Support Group

Date: January 9
Time: 6:15 p.m.
Location: Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH

This support group is for those 18 years and over who have had someone they love die by suicide.