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Substance abuse is a serious issue that affects a wide variety of people. Whether the abused substance is alcohol or illicit drugs, the use of harmful substances can cause significant harm to the user and their loved ones. OneEighty provides multiple prevention and education services in Wayne and Holmes Counties for community groups, schools,...
When issues such as sexual violence and domestic abuse are discussed, the focus is typically on adult relationships. However, abusive behavior can occur at any stage — including in teen dating relationships. In fact, it is estimated that 10 percent of teens are subjected to sexual violence or physical abuse in dating relationships. This is why...
Domestic violence and substance abuse affect all groups within our community. At OneEighty, we believe in being inclusive by working with minorities to ensure that everyone receives the support they need. This is also why we support efforts to celebrate Black History Month — an important commemoration lasting all of February. How Did Black History...
Human trafficking is an urgent issue that occurs in Ohio and around the world. Countless women and men are exploited for sexual purposes or forced labor. Individuals in these situations are likely to experience rape and other forms of sexual abuse. As serious as the situation is, it isn’t without hope. You can make a difference. How You Can Help...
As hard as it may be to believe, slavery still exists today in the form of human trafficking. Human trafficking occurs worldwide, even in Ohio. Victims are subjected to sexual violence, rape, and other forms of abuse. Understanding the facts behind this issue is essential, as reporting human trafficking could very well save a life. Raising...
Stalking is a serious concern, one that is often a precursor to sexual assault and other acts of violence. To spread awareness of this important, yet commonly overlooked issue, January is designated as National Stalking Awareness Month. First introduced in 2004, this important initiative seeks to turn tragedy into action. What Should You Do If You...
Here at OneEighty, we often find ourselves on the frontline in facing some of the most serious issues in our community, including substance abuse and domestic violence. While our team performs amazing work, as a non-profit, we cannot accomplish this work on our own. Volunteers are our lifeblood — and you can make a vital difference in our work....
December 10 is Human Rights Day, a worldwide commemoration of the inalienable rights all human beings should be able to enjoy. Here at OneEighty, we strongly believe in this important initiative, knowing that everyone has a right to live free of violence and discrimination. Here is what you should know about this important commemoration. The...
The month of December is Universal Human Rights Month — meant to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948. At OneEighty, we strongly believe in the goals outlined by this document — that all people should have equal worth and rights, regardless of their...
Here at OneEighty, we believe that issues such as domestic violence and substance abuse are best counteracted by a community that is actively aware of and involved in confronting these challenges. Our prevention and education services are designed to address this important need. Our Involvement & Goals At OneEighty, we provide a wide range of...
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Domestic violence is a serious issue facing countless women and girls worldwide. In fact, it is estimated that at least one in three women worldwide will be the victim of sexual or physical violence, with intimate partners as the most frequent perpetrators. To address this important issue, The United Nations has designated November 25th as the...
Many of the most important mental health services don’t take place in a counseling session. Rather, they come as a result of the daily care offered by caregivers. With this in mind, November is National Family Caregivers Month. Here’s what you should know about this important effort celebrating those who selflessly give of themselves to care for...
Sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence are traumatic experiences. Victims and survivors often do not know what they should do, who to tell, and how to mentally and physically heal after such an event. Escaping from abuse may seem challenging, but it is possible with careful planning. Creating a Safety Plan If you are living with an abusive...
While June may be LGBTQ Pride Month, October marks another important commemoration for the LGBTQ community — Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month. Here at OneEighty, we believe that helping others understand the meaning behind this commemoration can play an important role in ending hatred and discrimination. What is LGBT...