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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...
Mental illness is one of the most serious challenges facing our society today, yet it continues to be misunderstood and under-diagnosed — especially among minority groups in the United States. Understanding if you or a loved one needs mental health services and seeking help is crucial for restoring balance to your life. Key Minority Mental Health...
As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, we can expect to see many changes in our society. However, some things remain constant among all groups, including the need for mental health services. Learning more about other ethnic and racial groups can help you better understand the challenges faced by others in your community. Mental Illness...
People of all walks of life can benefit from mental health services — but many communities continue to be underserved due to lack of awareness or support. To counteract this problem, July has been designated as Minority Mental Health Awareness month. Here’s what you should know about this advocacy platform. The History of Minority Mental Health...
Though gay rights have come a long way over the years, there are still many barriers to full equality. Members of the LGBTQ community in Ohio and elsewhere can be subjected to discrimination based on their sexual orientation — in fact, in Ohio, LGBTQ residents only have legal protections under state employment. Because of situations like these...
While June’s status as Gay Pride Month is becoming better known and more widely accepted, many in Wayne County and other parts of Ohio are still unsure of how to participate. Many are unsure what they are celebrating. Gay Pride Month actually began to honor the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village, which served as a catalyst for the gay...
Here at OneEighty, we understand just how devastating the effects of mental illness can be. This is why we offer a wide range of mental health services, specifically designed to help you or your loved ones get much-needed assistance. What We Offer At OneEighty, we primarily focus on counseling services, designed to help individuals and families...
Mental illnesses can cause significant problems in an individual’s daily life. Unfortunately, these symptoms are sometimes easy to mask, and are all too frequently written off as someone simply having a “bad day”. Learning the warning signs will help you identify when someone you love — or you yourself — needs mental health services. Know the...
When dealing with mental illness, it can feel like you are alone — but while each person’s story is unique, you are far from alone in your struggles. In fact, the National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that one in five adults will experience mental illness in some form...
Sean Lally, Youth Mentoring and Prevention Specialist for OneEighty, and students from the Teen Institute attended the rally. What is We Are The Majority Rally?  (Information provided by Eventbrite event created by Prevention Action Alliance) Every day, teens are bombarded with messages telling them what to do, how to...