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Mental Health and Recovery
in Ashland County

Providing support, direction, and resources for help, hope, and healing mental health and substance use disorders in the Ashland County community.

  • Keeping Ashland Healthy Podcast

    Keeping Ashland Healthy – The Podcast

    Episode 55 – MHRB of Ashland County Spotlight – Katie Wright

    Venerable Board member Katie Wright reflects on her twenty years of Board service. Katie highlights those programs and services that she feels are making the biggest difference in the county.


  • May is Mental Health Month

    Upcoming events:

    May 23-  Senior Health Fair/ Ashland County Council on Aging at Myers Convocation Center, AU

    May 23 –  Family Literacy Night at Taft Intermediate and Ashland Middle School’s    5-7 p.m.

  • Eat, Exercise, Sleep…. Repeat

  • Nutrition

  • It’s time for Spring Cleaning!

  • Ways to show kindness

    • Phone a loved one, friend, colleague, or neighbor.

    • Have the willingness to listen generously and to care about what others are saying.

    • Volunteer.

    • Purchase a coffee for the person in line behind you.

    • Check on a neighbor who lives alone.

    Simple acts of kindness can affect your mental health by changing your mood, reduce stress, and help depression or anxiety. It could have a greater impact on you and others than you might think.


  • Keeping Ashland Healthy Podcast

    Episode 60 – Mental Health Awareness

    Join us on the Keeping Ashland Healthy podcast as we discuss Mental Health Awareness Month and how Ashland County is promoting wellness. From laughter to literacy, discover ways to support mental health in your community.  #MentalHealthAwareness #AshlandCounty #Podcast

    Make Change Happen

    Whether you’re looking for resources to help yourself or a loved one through a difficult season of their lives or you’re someone who works professionally to meet the needs of Ashland County residents, we’re here to support you. Turn to the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County for information, events, and advocacy to build a stronger and healthier community.

    Looking for service providers?

    There are a wide variety of counselors, therapists, psychiatrists, and other service providers throughout Ashland County who are here to help you navigate mental health issues and find help for substance use disorders. Use this guide to find the appropriate service provider for you.

    Counseling Meeting

    Resources for Behavioral Health Professionals

    Advance your education and stay informed about serving the citizens of Ashland County.

    Resources for Loved Ones

    Help the loved ones in your life find the support and services they need to find hope and healing.

    Resources for Yourself

    Access the help you need to take the right next step forward for a healthier and happier life.

    The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County is composed of 18 citizen volunteers who care deeply about the health and wellbeing of the community of Ashland County.

    Learn more about who we are, what we believe, and how we work.



    • The Art of Healing: Join Dr. Katherine Jackson and Others at the 15th Annual Pat Risser RSVP Conference

      The 15th Annual Pat Risser RSVP Conference will explore “The Art of Wellness,” featuring guest speaker Dr. Katherine Jackson.
    • When the Holidays Hurt: Hope for the Hardest Time of the Year

      Grieving during the holidays? You’re not alone. Find support to navigate this tough time for yourself and grieving loved ones with these tips from the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Ashland County.
    • Guys, the Struggle Is Real: Your Mental Health Matters

      Young men between the ages of 18 and 25 are facing unique mental health challenges. Guys, here’s what you’re up against and what you can do to support your mental health.
    • How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic

      The Ashland University Symposium Against Indifference kicked off its 2023-2024 season with a presentation by Dr. Jillian Peterson, co-author of The Violence Project. This year’s Symposium features speakers addressing different aspects of the mental health crisis.
    • 7 Tips for Seniors’ Next Stage of Living

      The “golden years” can sometimes feel less than shiny. For Senior Citizens Month, we’ve gathered several tips to help older adults make the most out of the last decades of life.

      Dr. Joanna Moncrieff will present a talk challenging our misperceptions of psychiatric drugs and their role in patient recovery at the RSVP Conference on March 29, 2023.

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