Additional Resources - Ashland County MHRB

For resources to manage COVID-19 stress, view our COVID-19 Resources.

Crisis Hotline: (419) 289-6111

Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741

Resources

Older Adult Behavioral Health Coalition Resources

Local Resources

 Council on AgingLocated at 240 East Third Street, Ashland is available to help you or a loved one 60 and over living in Ashland County.  They offer meals, transportation, homemaking, legal information and activities.  Read more about the services that are available to older adults by visiting their website, look at their newsletter for upcoming events, etc. at https://www.ashcocoa.org/

Newsletter  Council on Aging: planning activities, meals and more.

Home Delivered Meals - Area Agency on Aging.

Alzheimer's Association   - Programs and support at Ashland Public Library

Dimentia - Alzheimer's Association Emergency Preparedness: Caring for Persons Living with Dementia

COPD Coffee Club - Ashland County - 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1pm 

 

State/National Resources 

Center for Disease Control Coronavirus Disease 2019 information for Older Adults 

Staying Connected Check in Program - The Ohio Department of Aging is offering a FREE, daily check-in by phone for Ohioans age 60 or older.   

(SAFE) Senior Advocate Fraud Education Toolkit - the Ohio Attorney General's Office

 Elder Abuse, Fraud  Plus additional resources for Seniors on the Attorney General's website

Toolkit - Promoting Emotional Health and Prevention Suicide - SAMHSA 2015

Elder Mistreatment  - USC Center on Elder Mistreatment - National Center on Elder Abuse

Financial Exploitation - Plus Elder Abuse - US Department of Justice

 

Other Resources/Articles/Webinar Series 

5 Expert Tips  on How to Help Senior Citizens During the Coronavirus Pandemic

CyberSmarts - For Older Adults - Protect yourself and loved ones from fraud or financial exploitation.

AgeWell - An initiative aimed at expanding older adults' access to counseling services and ensuring that they are person-centered and strengths-based.

 SAMHSA and National Council on Aging Older Americans Behavioral Health:  Webinar Series

SAMHSA and National Council on Aging Older Americans Behavioral Health: Issue Brief Series

AARP Bulletin July/August 2014.  Drug Abuse:  Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes

Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes: Are We Making Any Progress?

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