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OneEighty is extremely passionate about gender equality — in fact, it’s been a part of our programs from the very beginning. OneEighty’s role in gender equality began in 1978, when a group of Wayne County women began holding informal meetings to determine how to help family violence victims. Volunteer efforts led to shelter and support for...
On July 16th, 2020, OneEighty was notified by Blackbaud, a software service provider, of a data breach affecting our agency along with other non-profit organizations. This breach may have involved your personal information.  OneEighty uses Blackbaud-hosted services regarding some of our payment information, donor information, and volunteer...
August 26, 2020 marks an especially important commemoration of Women’s Equality Day. This date is the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the United States. Women’s Equality Day serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of gender equality, and the harmful impacts of inequality, such as domestic abuse. The History of the...
Operations OneEighty’s Operations Department consists of the management of human resources, management of facilities/maintenance and the management of Information technologies. Human Resource Management at OneEighty consists of: Recruitment and Retention of Staff – Maintains policies and procedures and...
Anxiety is a common mental health disorder. In fact, it’s estimated that 40 million adults in the United States have an anxiety disorder. Some people don’t need mental health services to manage their condition on a day to day basis. However, current events that trigger feelings of heightened stress can cause many to become more aware of their...
We’ve all been living through what are undeniably stressful times lately. But sometimes, feelings of extreme stress go beyond spending a few minutes worrying about what’s in the headlines. For many, prolonged stress or extremely high levels of stress can lead to anxiety and depression, and even have an impact on our physical health. Common Signs...
At OneEighty, we know that our efforts will be much more successful when the entire community is involved. To that end, we provide prevention and education services throughout Wayne and Holmes Counties. By educating schools, businesses, and other community groups about challenges such as substance abuse, domestic violence, and safe dating, we can...
Business Office OneEighty’s Business Office is an essential department within the agency. The business office includes planning, organizing, auditing, and accounting for the agency company finances. OneEighty’s Business Office manages: $6.4 million budget 45 different sources of revenue including grants, contracts,...
OneEighty is known for a wide range of services, such as helping people escape from domestic abuse or quit addictions. We are here to help people change directions. Mental health services play a key role in accomplishing these important goals. Traumatic Experience Counseling Domestic violence and sexual assault are just two examples of trauma that...
OneEighty, believes that all people should be treated with respect and equality. Unfortunately, despite the great stride’s society has made as a whole, this often doesn’t happen — especially for the LGBT+ community. While things have come a long way, this community still faces significant challenges. This is why the recognition of June as LGBT+...
Receiving a diagnosis for a mental illness is an important first step on your road to recovery, but where do you go from there? In reality, the appropriate treatment will vary based on the individual’s diagnosis, as well as their preferences and goals. There is no “one size fits all” solution with mental health services — and that’s a good thing....
MAY DEPARTMENT OF THE MONTH: Outpatient Services/Department Outpatient Department has several programs and services open to the community. The services provide are coordinated with other programs available at OneEighty; Medical Services, Residential Services, Victim’s Services, Peer Support Services, Housing Services, and Community Partners (...
While there continues to be stigma surrounding mental illness, the truth of the matter is that it can affect anyone. One in five adults suffers from mental illness, meaning that millions will require mental health services this year. While mental illness can be harder to identify or diagnose than a physical injury, there are some signs you should...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and for good reason. It is estimated that one out of every five adults experiences mental illness each year. While not all of these individuals require mental health services, this important issue deserves understanding and compassion from all. Spreading awareness through this cause is a key part of reducing...
While the potential harm caused by alcohol abuse is well-documented, there is no denying that alcoholism continues to destroy lives in our own community and across the country. Because this is such a prevalent issue, we feel that it is best to review some key facts regarding alcohol misuse. Identifying Alcoholism Alcoholism is a chronic disease...