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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 #64 – Music Therapy Gets Your Recovery Toes Tapping with Rebekah Smith

     Dr. Ashley and the Boss play around with the therapeutic value of play. Several ideas for home and in the community are discussed. All the resources can be found at the Board’s website:

  • Newsletter

    The June/July Newsletter was emailed at the beginning of this month, if you didn’t get it, see it here.

    What you will find:

    • Ways to Empower Older Adults
    • Ashland Balloon Fest Schedule
    • Keeping Ashland Healthy Podcast
    • It’s Summer! Children and Screen Time
    • Understanding Farmers’ Mental Health Concerns
    • Upcoming Events

  • Upcoming Events

    August 10   Veteran’s Appreciation Day

    Sept. 15-21  Ashland County Fair

    Sept. 29      Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk

    Oct. 1-5      Loudonville Street Fair

    Oct. 23       Mental Health & Recovery Board of Ashland County Annual Lunch

  • Thank you Tanya Mounts

    MHRB Board Chair, Mary Deeter and Executive Director David Ross present Tanya Mounts with a token of gratitude for her service to the Board, as she has completed her term.

    Tanya Mounts has been a dedicated, caring, and passionate member of MHRB since 2016.  Throughout the years, Tanya has provided the Board with unique perspectives and a wealth of knowledge, especially in the areas of pharmacology and addiction.  Tanya has many years of experience working in Pharmacy Services.

  • Time to Play

  • Summer Fun at Home

  • Summer Fun in Our Community

    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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