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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

    In the next episode of Dr. Ashley and The Boss, David Ross talks with Dennis Dyer, retired ACCADA Director and  Cindy Kyser, Salvation Army Ashland Kroc Center, both Mental Health and Recovery Board members on this series about getting to know your local volunteers in our community that serve on the Board.

  • The Spirit of Giving

    This picture was donated to the Ashland County Dog Shelter on behalf of the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County.  Thank you to Board Chair, Mary Deeter who dedicated her time and talent to create the beautiful piece.

    Volunteering is a work of heart!

  • Help is available

    Seasonal Affective Disorder can affect anyone.   For local help call:  Appleseed CMH: 419-289-8085 or  the CRISIS HOTLINE (24/7): 419-289-6111

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  • Steve Click Training

  • Pathways Calendar

  • Eclipse T-Shirt and Glasses

    T-Shirts and glasses can be purchased by going to:


    Items can be picked up at the Board Office between 8 am – 4 pm M-F at:

    1605 County Road 1095, Ashland.

    Proceeds go to the 2025 MHRB Levy Campaign.


  • What to expect at the RSVP Conference

    In this episode, Dr. Ashley and the Boss talk about the upcoming 15th Annual Pat Risser RSVP Conference.  Find out about the topics, speakers and much more. 

    To Register:

    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.



    • 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.

      Rob Wipond, author of Your Consent Is Not Required: The Rise in Psychiatric Detentions, Forced Treatment, and Abusive Guardianships, is Ashland County MHRB’s 2023 RSVP Conference featured speaker.

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