If you or a loved one struggle with alcohol and/or drug addiction, please know that you are not alone! The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Ashland County understands and we are here to help.
Our diverse board of eighteen volunteers represent the community of Ashland County. The board includes professionals, family members, people who have or are receiving services, advocates, and other community members. We provide addiction and recovery services to the community through programs of our own and through our agency partners. Read on to discover the variety of recovery resources available.
From ACCADA to Appleseed Community Mental Health Center to the Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland, our partners offer a variety of addiction recovery services and mental health resources. Please visit our Agency Partners page for a full list of our community partners and other mental health resources in the Ashland County area.
The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Ashland County offers three types of support groups for people, and their loved ones, who struggle with addiction: a Narcotics Anonymous group that focuses on recovery from addiction; Al-a-Teen, for teens coping with someone else's drinking; and Al Anon, for adults coping with someone else's drinking. Please see our Alcohol and Drug Abuse page to get more information on meeting locations and dates.
Did you know there is a safe way to dispose of unused prescription drugs through our drug disposal program? Prescription drug drop boxes are available at two locations in our community: the Ashland County Sheriff's Department and the Loudonville Police Department. These boxes are available Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM. Learn more about drug disposal here.
We encourage people in our community to limit access to addictive prescription drugs, such as opioids, by establishing safety at home in the following ways:
Addiction can be lonely, but you don't have to walk through it alone. Get involved today.