Crisis Hotline: (419) 289-6111 | Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741
Question. Persuade. Refer. 
Three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide.  
Contact The Mental Health & Recovery Board if your organization is interested in receiving this vital training. In 60-90 minutes, a trained QPR Instructor will provide this innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. QPR is offered at no cost to any organization in Ashland County. 

Contact Hillary Wertman at 419.281.3139 to schedule a training or to receive additional information.  Suicide is everyone’s business. Be part of the hundreds of Ashland County citizens already trained in this lifesaving approach.
Mom and daughter with mental health professional
New Look, Same Support
Check out our new website! With updated resources to help your situation, you can find comfort knowing you're not alone.

Auction to Benefit ACCESS:
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:00am

An auction will be held on August 4th to benefit the ACCESS program at Freer Field Barn at 10am. Will you join us in supporting a great community resource? Please consider contributing a new item or a gently used item. Don't have anything to donate? Consider making a cash donation or attending the auction. 
ACE Seminar
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:00am

Employers: Do you find your employees have a tough time leaving their personal stuff "at the door" when they come to work? What do you do when an employee's personal life impacts your business? This seminar uncovers how to increase your bottom line and keep employees happy and healthy. Seating is limited, so RSVP today!
 Elder Empowerment Month Poster Contest 
Local high school students were asked to design posters for Elder Empowerment Month that exhibit what "Building Strong Support for Elders" means to them. The students researched elder abuse and came up with some fantastic designs. The posters were judged by seniors at the Council on Aging and Mill Run Place. Over 75 votes were cast! 

1st place and $100 prize went to Bryn Grabowski
2nd place and $75 prize went to Desiree Swazey
3rd place and $50 prize went to Jennifer Gibson
The poster contest was hosted by Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven and sponsored by the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County.
Students taking exam
Trauma-Informed Classrooms
Saturday, August 7, 2018: 10-6pm
Join us before the start of the school year to learn how to disarm fear, optimize learning, and facilitate healing for vulnerable children in the classroom.

Bright Spot Tip: Mental Health Journaling

Track gratitude and achievement - write down three things you were grateful for and three things you were able to accomplish each day.
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