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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.
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...