Area Support Groups - Ashland County MHRB

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Area Support Groups

Support Groups for Grief & Loss 

Parents Grief Support Group

This is a community support group for parents grieving the death of a child, regardless of age, from prenatal to adult.  A safe environment will be provided to express thoughts and feelings, explore strategies for coping with the loss, and learn about the grief process.

Location: Ashland Parenting Plus, 1763 St. Rt. 60, Ashland, OH 

For more information, call: (419)-281-3716


Suicide Grievers Support Group

This support group is for those who have had someone they love die by suicide.

Location: Ashland Theological Seminary, Sandberg Leadership Center, 910 Center St., Ashland, OH

For more information, call: (419)-281-3716 


Grief Support Group

This free peer-to-peer support group provides a safe place for adults to share and learn from one another ways to cope with the loss of a loved one.

Location: Hospice Ontario Office, 2131 Park Ave. East, Ontario, OH 

For more information, call: (419)-281-3716 


Support Groups for Alcohol and Drug Abuse 

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

For a full list of meetings in the area, click HERE

Find AA meetings with this App by just typing in your zip code.  Link to App information HERE

Al Anon Support Group

This group is dedicated to those coping with someone else's drinking

Time: Every Monday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, 508 Center St,. Ashland, OH

For more information, call: (419)-289-2126


Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

 For a full list of meetings in the area, click HERE


What:        Celebrate Recovery.  A Christ-Centered 12-step Program

Where:       First United Methodist Church - 2020 Sandusky Street, Ashland, OH

When:        Wednesday Evenings 6:30pm to 8pm



Support Groups for YOUTH


Al-A-Teen Support Group

This group is dedicated to teens coping with someone else's drinking

Time: Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church

                  508 Center St., Ashland, OH

For more information, please call:



SUpport Groups for Relationships


Divorce Care Support Group

DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of

life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. 


Safe Haven Support Groups

Safe Haven provides prevention, intervention, support, and advocacy, with emphasis on empowerment, to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking . 24 Hour Hotline 419-289-8085.

To find out more about Safe Haven events, please visit their Calendar & Event's Page HERE






Get positive strategies to manage challenging behaviors 

For parents/caregivers or children aged 0-12.  Kinship caregivers, adoptive parents & single moms especially welcome!  No childcare is provided.

Topics of discussion include:  

  • Dealing with Disobedience

  • Manager Fighting & Aggression

  • Developing Good Bedtime Routines

  • Hassle-Free Shopping with Children

 For more information or to register, please call Barbara of Catholic Charities at 419-512-9104


Finding ways to be involved in your community is a great way to meet new people, find support, connect with others and have good times. 


fine arts

Adonai Fine Arts Center -- 491 US Hwy 250 E.; 330-309-8540

 Ashland Symphony Orchestra -- 401 College Ave, 419-289-5115; 

 Big Bands and All That Jazz Society -- Meets at Ashland High School Little Theater

Hayesville Opera House Board-- 512 E. Main St, Hayesville; 567-203-3231

 Loudonville Ohio Theatre -- 156 N. Water St., Loudonville; 419-994-3750

 Old Uniontown Quilt Guild -- Meets at Christ United Methodist Church, 1140 Claremont Ave., Ashland 419-651-1966

Opus Dance Studio -- 130 E. Main St., Ashland; 419-289-3581;


Flower Gardeners of Ashland Ohio -- Meets in various locations; 419-529-5299

Art of Gardening Club -- Meets at Peach Lutheran Church 419-281-1469



service CLUBS

Ashland Emblem Club -- Meets at Elks Lodge

Ashland Evening Lions Club -- 419-281-0973

Ashland Kiwanis Club -- Meets at Ashland Public Library 419-545-4507

Ashland Noon Lions -- Meets at noon at Ashland University Heritage Room 419-651-3224

Hayesville Lions Club -- Meets at Hayesville United Methodist

Jeromesville Lions Club -- Meets at Hillsdale Middle School

Loudonville Lions Club -- Meets at the Lions Building, 419-994-5466

Mifflin Lions Club -- Meets at 55 Maine St.

Perrysville Lions Club -- Meets the second Sunday, except in Dec., 7 p.m., at the Perrysville Community Center; 419-938-6156

Polk Lions Club -- Meets at Polk United Methodist Church

Rotary Club of Ashland -- Meets at noon, at Ashland University

Rotary Club of Loudonville -- Meets at Jac-Lin Manor, 695 S. Mount Vernon Ave., Loudonville

Rowsburg Lions Club -- Meets at Rowsburg Lions Community Center

Savannah Lions Club -- Meets the first and third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. at Savannah Town Hall





American Legion Post 257 -- Meets at the post, 131 S. Water St., Loudonville; 419-994-3625

American Legion Post 749 -- Meets at the post, 30 N. Huron St., Jeromesville, 419-368-3892

American Legion Harry Higgins Post 88 -- Meets at the post, 1338 Claremont Ave., Ashland; 419-289-3633

AMVETS Post 96 -- Meets at the post, 233 Union St., Ashland; 419-281-0055

Disabled American Veterans -- Meets at American Legion Harry Higgins,  Post 88 419-685-8780

Hayesville AMVETS -- Meets at the post; 419-368-3163

Perrysville VFW Post 8586 -- Meets at the post; 419-938-5831

Polk AMVETS Post 149 -- Meets at Post 149, 414 Township Road 1150, Polk; 419-869-7582

Savannah VFW Post 5692 -- Meets at Cattlemans Restaurant, 1 N. Main St. 419-962-4769.

Sons of American Legion Post 749 -- Meets at the post 419-368-6892

Sons of AMVETS Post 96 -- Meets at the post, 419-281-0055

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1067 -- Meets at the post, 125 E. Main St., Ashland; 419-281-2501

Veterans of Vietnam War -- 419-281-0010 



Ashland Masonic Lodge 151 -- Meets at Masonic Temple; 419-595-0780

Eagles Club 2178 -- Meets at the club, 400 Eastlake Drive, Ashland; 419-281-6001

Elks Lodge -- Meets at the lodge, 402 Center St., Ashland; 419-289-3553

Moose Lodge 1383 -- Meets at the lodge, 1112 Cleveland Ave., Ashland, 419-281-0012

Order of the Eastern Star-Ashland Chapter 92 

Order of the Eastern Star-Garfield Chapter 324 -- Meets at West Salem Masonic Temple

Royal and Select Masons-Ashland Council 128 -- Meets at the Masonic Temple 31 W. 11th St.

Sullivan Masonic Lodge 313 -- Meets on the corner of SR 224 and 58 in Sullivan

Women of the Moose 1901-- 1112 Cleveland Ave., Ashland; 419-281-0012




Ashland Business and Professional Women - meets at various locations. 419-281-9636

Young Men's Business Club - Meets at Ashland University. 419-289-4142


Ashland County Retired Teachers  


Adult Basic and Literacy Education -- Meets at Ashland Kroc Center 419-281-8001

Ashland Toastmasters Club -- Meets at Student Center at AU

Ashland County Democratic Women --

Ashland County Park District -- 419-289-3524

Ashland County Pilot’s Association -- Meets at Ashland County Airport 419-289-0000

Ashland County Republican Party -- 

 Ashland County Republican Women -- same as above

Ashland High School Athletic Booster Club -- Meets at the high school library. 419-289-7968

Friends of Ashland Public Library -- Meets at the library 419-289-8188

Gold Wing Road Riders Association-Chapter V -- 419-368-3464

Greater Mohican Audubon Society --

Mohican Historical Society -- Meets at the historical building 419-994-4050

Mothers of Preschoolers -- Meets at Grace Brethren Church 419-289-8334

Ohio Genealogical Society-Ashland County Chapter -- 419-289-3111

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 736 -- Meets at Peace Lutheran Church, 1360 Smith Road, Ashland419-281-1469 

Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

1605 CR 1095, Ashland, OH 44805
Office: (419) 281-3139
Fax: (419) 281-4988
Crisis : (419) 289-6111



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