Focus on Friends

Improving your quality of life through friendship and support

Focus on Friends is a peer-led recovery center that provides a safe, community-based environment. It strives to improve the quality of life for people coping with substance abuse or mental illness through social interaction and peer support.

 
Focus on Friends serves adults, ages 18+, who have been impacted by mental illness or substance misuse. The agency has been certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health since 2007.  The center is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month.
 

Focus on Friends offers the following group services:

Computer Literacy
Resume Writing/Job Interviewing
Art Opportunities (crafts, drawing, painting, scrapbooking, etc.)
Board Games and Pool
Wellness Group (Food programs)
Exercises (outdoor, Wii, and chair)
Cooking Groups
Movie Days

 

The Focus on Friends goal is to  provide a safe and comfortable environment for individuals with mental health or substance abuse concerns who need peer support or are looking for ways to engage in activities that support or improve quality of life.  The recovery center provides a unique mix of socialization, education, advocacy, and support as well as the opportunity to be a part of a caring community of individuals who have lived experience with mental illness or substance misuse.

Our board of directors includes: Miranda Tippie, Ashley Wagner, Ryan Kidwell, Patricia Hardy, Julie Banner, Michelle Huff, Susanna Gant, Lori Colchagoff, and Thalia Perez.

509 Trenton Avenue, Findlay, OH 45840
419-423-5071
Email us at fofactivities@woh.rr.com
 

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2015 Hancock County ADAMHS Board Cultural Competency Training – June 25, 2015 – The University of Findlay Alumni Memorial Union
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2015 Hancock County ADAMHS Board Cultural Competency Training Cathy Cave & Michael Johnan, MA, Presenters Inspired Vision, LLC Thursday, June 25, 2015 – The University of Findlay Alumni Memorial Union – 9:00am-4:00pm This workshop will focus on the intersection of substance abuse and trauma and offer a foundation to support
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