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Our Community Health Assessment Helps Us to Improve Lives

March 07, 2019
The results of the 2018 Ashland County community health assessment will be made public this spring. The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County is encouraged about the progress that was spurred on by the 2015 assessment and looks forward to putting more efforts in place to achieve improved health in our community.
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When Employees Struggle with Addiction

February 05, 2019
Implement addiction-prevention initiatives, make available resources known to all, and learn how to have the right conversations when you suspect an employee is struggling with addiction. The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County explains how doing these things helps all of your employees.
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Organization Spotlight: Redbird Resilient

December 27, 2018
Redbird Resilient seeks to help people find the strength within themselves and develop tools to rebound from adversity. Learn more about this terrific organization.
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Dealing with the Effects of Trauma

December 14, 2018
Here are a few positive ideas to help yourself cope when recovering from trauma.
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The Power of Listening

November 27, 2018
Learn the value of listening and how you can become a better listener.
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2018 Martha Jorden Beacon Award

October 15, 2018
This year's Martha Jorden Beacon Award has gone to Mike Riley, Principal of Ashland High School.
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What Is Being Done about Opiates in Ashland County?

September 28, 2018
The opiate epidemic impacts Ashland County. Find out what’s being done to reduce opiate exposure in our community and how you can help.
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Silent Signs of Suicidal Thoughts

August 15, 2018
You can help prevent suicide. Know what to look for, what to say, and how to help.
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What's all the buzz about ACEs and Education in Ashland County

July 26, 2018
The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study demonstrates a clear connection between early traumatic experiences and physical, mental, and academic struggles later in life. Now Ashland area students are benefitting from this research.
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Op Ed - Delay Changes to Medicaid Behavioral Health

April 27, 2018
Some leaders are encouraging a slow down in the implementation of Medicaid Behavioral Health reforms
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Many People Taking "Antidepressants" Discover They Cannot Quit

April 27, 2018
An article appeared in the New York Times on April 7, 2018. While Dr. Caplan felt much of it was good she also noted that it had significant problems. She sent the letter below to the NYT Editor but they choose not to print it.
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Turn the Kaleidoscope: How to Change the Way You See the World Around You

February 28, 2018
Whether in Ashland, Loudonville, Polk, or on the campus of Ashland University, in the hallways of Samaritan Hospital, or around a table at DorLo Pizza, every person from the Ashland County community has a story, a personal history that explains how a
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