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The sudden appearance of unwanted texts and voice messages — or even the discovery that you are being periodically followed — can be quite alarming. Yet many victims fail to take proper steps to protect themselves. It doesn’t matter if stalking is perpetrated by an intimate partner or a total stranger — it can easily lead to sexual violence....
Have you been suffering from symptoms of depression? While many people experience times of sadness, understanding when your “blue” feelings are indicative of something more serious is essential. So when should you seek the help of mental health services for your depressive symptoms? Here are a few warning signs to watch out for.   Feeling...
Anyone who has ever been a victim of stalking knows what a debilitating impact it can have on their life. Unfortunately, far too many people fail to get the help they need because they don’t recognize the threat of certain behaviors or they don’t know what they can do to get help. If left unchecked, this can give the stalker an opportunity to...
The month of January is designated as Stalking Awareness Month — a serious issue that is often overlooked in communities across the country. While stalking can take many forms, it is most often summed up as a series of persistent actions directed at an individual that cause the victim to fear for their well-being. Stalking is a crime with serious...
Helping local members of our community escape the harmful effects of domestic violence, addiction, and other challenges isn’t always an easy task. Because of this, OneEighty believes in forming strong local partnerships to strengthen our community as a whole—and to allow you to get involved and help others. There are many ways you can get involved...
December 10 marks an important day in history. On this date in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly enacted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document that has since guided a wide range of policies and organizations throughout the world—including OneEighty. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights lists 30 basic rights that every...
While there are many situations that require counseling and other mental health services, it’s worth noting that simple actions can go a long way in improving your overall mental wellbeing. Changing habits and incorporating different activities into your daily routine can significantly improve your outlook on life. Unsurprisingly, many of the best...
Addiction is a serious problem that affects millions of people across the country. While addiction can seem like an impossible barrier to overcome, it is important to understand that it is possible to beat this struggle when you get help. Regardless of whether you’re dealing with alcoholism or drug abuse, the road to recovery begins by recognizing...
Individuals whose partner subjects them to sexual abuse and rape face a very real risk of suffering additional physical and emotional harm. In many situations, leaving the abusive individual is your best option, especially if you fear that your partner’s violent actions could escalate even further. Leaving an abusive partner can be extremely hard...
While the holidays are an exciting and joyful time for many, those suffering from addiction (or who are in recovery) can find this time of year especially challenging. The stresses of the holiday season or exposure to certain activities and individuals can greatly increase the risk for a relapse. Because of this, creating an active plan to...
There’s no denying that life can get pretty stressful sometimes. But are you taking the necessary steps to keep this stress from getting out of hand? Mental health services professionals note that practicing self-care is essential for your overall wellbeing. Self-care covers both your physical and emotional health. Simple things like staying...
Accepting that you’re struggling with a mood disorder or other mental health issue can be quite the challenge. Seeking help from professional mental health services can feel even more daunting—but it shouldn’t be this way. Seeking help in dealing with your condition is essential for your long-term wellbeing. Unfortunately, many people who could...
Domestic violence is a serious problem faced by millions of people across the country. Unfortunately, many who are suffering from the debilitating impact of domestic violence fail to recognize the severity of their situation. They may feel isolated as family and friends also fail to recognize the warning signs. However, by understanding what...
It’s a common question that victims of domestic violence face: why don’t you just leave? The reality is that many suffering from sexual abuse and other forms of domestic violence can’t simply get up and go. Emotional and situational pressures can keep someone from seeking shelter and leaving a harmful relationship. Quite often, a victim of...
Here's our second in our outcome-focused leadership series.  Client satisfaction is one of many key measurements OneEighty tracks each year.  See the results by clicking on the attachment below for Client Satisfaction for our Victie Services programs.