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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...
The College of Wooster, OneEighty Formalize Partnership for Sexual Violence and Harassment Trauma-Informed Services College students and employees will now have 24-hour access to OneEighty’s services By Author Melissa Anderson/Posted on October 11, 2019 WOOSTER, Ohio — The College of Wooster and...
Domestic violence is surprisingly commonplace, affecting millions of men and women. In fact, on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million men and women. Despite this, the issues surrounding abusive behaviors often go overlooked. That...
There are many people in our community who need help. One in three women and one in four men have experienced some form of domestic violence. Rates of substance abuse are on the rise. The need for mental health services is greater than ever. Even if you haven’t been directly affected by these issues, you can make an impact in your community by...
OneEighty is dedicated to the prevention of substance use disorder, including use, abuse, and addiction to vaping and all tobacco products WHAT IS VAPING?
•Inhaling and exhaling vapor produced by e-cigarettes, battery-powered device
•What are other names for e-cigarettes? E-cigs, vape pens, e-hookahs, e-pipes, tanks,...
The period from September 15 to October 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month, and here at OneEighty, we believe that is a cause worth celebrating! What is Hispanic Heritage Month? Hispanic Heritage Month traces its history back to 1968, when it began as Hispanic Heritage Week. President Ronald Reagan expanded it to a month-long celebration in 1988. In...
At OneEighty, we are committed to helping people change direction, no matter what type of struggles they are facing in their life. Whether you are struggling with addiction or trying to escape domestic violence, we are here to help you. OneEighty’s Treatment Options At OneEighty, we focus on a wide range of issues that impact many members of our...
Here at OneEighty, we are big supporters of National Recovery Month, a nationwide effort held each September to raise awareness of addiction recovery and celebrate those who have been able to escape the vicious cycle of substance abuse. This year marks the 30th anniversary of this important advocacy effort. What is Recovery Month? Sponsored by the...
Addiction is a devastating disease that can have a far-reaching impact. If someone you love is struggling with substance abuse, educating yourself about this issue will prove essential for getting help for you and your family. Getting Support for You The impact of a loved one’s substance abuse can create significant problems for those closest to...
It’s hard to imagine that there was once a time when women in the United States lacked many of the same rights as men — even the rights to vote or own property. It’s easy to forget how far women’s rights have come, as well as how far we need to go, but at OneEighty, we believe this historical perspective is essential in the continued fight for...
August 26, 2019, will mark the commemoration of Women’s Equality Day. Though this date was initially designed to celebrate women gaining the right to vote in the United States, its meaning has expanded over time. Here at OneEighty, we believe that continuing to support the view of men and women as equals is essential for our society. The...
A countywide campaign urging parents to talk with youth about risky behaviors like underage drinking is being launched August 1. The "Talk. They’ll Listen" campaign will be seen on social media, billboards, flyers and posters, aired on radio ads and blasted out to parents and caregivers through the schools. Community coalitions will help spread...