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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.
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 Addiction/Substance Use Services.
Violence against women is a serious problem that affects millions of people around the globe. Yet many don’t understand how widespread domestic abuse, rape, and other acts of violence against women truly are. The statistics are staggering. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 35% of women have been victims of sexual assault or another...
Whether trying to maintain sobriety or escape the dangers of domestic violence, surrounding yourself with positive influences is essential for lasting success in life. Ultimately, a lot of this has to do with the people you surround yourself with. This doesn’t mean that you can only spend time with “perfect” people. Rather, it means that you...
Domestic violence is a serious problem, and all too often, the warning signs of an abusive relationship go unnoticed by the victim until it is too late. By understanding the early signs of domestic abuse, women can escape dangerous situations and get help. More often than not, your partner’s belittling behavior is an early sign that violence is...
While we often think of caregivers in terms of those who provide mental health services and other forms of recovery assistance, November’s commemoration of National Caregiver’s Month extends well beyond this definition. In fact, the month’s primary emphasis is on those who serve as family caregivers. Family caregivers are primarily responsible for...
Violence against women isn’t an isolated issue. It’s a widespread problem that encompasses domestic abuse, rape, and even political attacks. Violence against women is a serious problem that impedes global progress and creates severe inequalities—but there is hope for the future. The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women...
For many families, the holidays are a time of joy and peace. For those whose lives have been torn apart by addiction, family violence, and other problems, the holiday season can become stressful and even painful. So how can you find comfort during the holidays? Be Thankful - Perhaps one of the best things you can do is embrace a...
Working as a caregiver or providing any form of mental health services can be a demanding and draining job. It doesn’t matter whether you’re assisting someone in addiction recovery or working with a loved one suffering from dementia—caregiving is hard work! These tips will keep you from getting burned out. 1.Focus on Your Own Health...
Sexual assault, domestic abuse, and other forms of violence against women have serious, far-ranging consequences. This worldwide problem keeps women from advancing in society, while also causing untold amounts of harm on an individual level. So what can be done to end sexual assault and other forms of violence against women? Much of the work is...
Domestic abuse. Alcoholism. These are just a few of the issues that can create serious struggles in a person’s life. Even relatively minor setbacks can cause someone to suffer deep emotional pain. So how can you provide appropriate comfort to someone who is struggling? Seeking to understand and validate a struggling person’s feelings is perhaps...
From assisting in addiction recovery to providing mental health services, caregivers give much of their time and effort to helping others enjoy an improved quality of life. How can you show your appreciation during National Caregivers Month? Here are some ideas to help you get started. 1.Take Over - Yes, one of...
At OneEighty, we know how difficult it can be for families to escape the cruel cycle of domestic abuse. It can seem impossible to get away from your problems when you don’t have anywhere you can go for safety. This is where we can help. One of our primary services is to provide emergency shelter and housing for at-risk families. This is especially...