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Few things are more tragic than when a child suffers from violence or sexual abuse. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is important for everyone to understand the facts and how they can get involved in preventative efforts. What is Considered Abuse? Child abuse refers to any form of abusive behavior that occurs at the hands of...
While the name OneEighty may be only four years old, we’ve been serving residents of Wayne and Holmes counties for many years. Our history of helping people in our community goes all the way back to the 1970s. We’re proud of the growth we’ve achieved on the path to becoming OneEighty, especially as it has helped us reach more at-need individuals....
As the nation grapples with COVID-19, it’s important to remember that social distancing doesn’t have to mean social isolation, especially for those of us in recovery from addiction, who rely on supportive networks as part of our healing.  To help support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder, Addiction Policy Forum has partnered with...
OneEighty is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month. It is an opportunity to honor the past, inform the present and inspire the future. The Establishment of Women’s History Month Women’s History Month is designated to celebrate and commemorate the role women have played in the history of our country, while also serving as an opportunity to...
OneEighty will update this article as needed regarding COVID-19.  (New information added 9.29.2020 Look for NEW)   At OneEighty the safety and well-being of our clients, residents and staff is our top priority. Our primary purpose is to meet the needs of our clients during this difficult time while keeping our staff as safe as...
  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED!!! Please check back in a couple weeks for an update     Join Holmes County Friends and Neighbors of OneEighty for their annual 5K Color Run on April 18th. Runners and walkers will be sprinkled with colored powder as they pass certain points on the Holmes County Rails to Trails....
Here are at OneEighty, we are big believers in the importance of International Women’s Day. As an agency who actively advocates for women’s rights and for their voice to be heard when dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault, mental health and substance abuse. The History of International Women’s Day International Women’s Day is celebrated...
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...
OneEighty was honored to be invited to host a service project at the College of Wooster on Martin Luthern King Jr. Day. The Daily Record "College of Wooster celebrates MLK Day with service projects" article from 1/20/2020: Nate Addington, the school’s director of experiential learning and community engagement, stated that...
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...
OneEighty is pleased to announce the opening of our new OneEighty Women’s Residential Treatment Facility. The OneEighty Women’s Residential Treatment Facility is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide treatment for substance use disorders in a residential setting. The treatment program teaches clients...