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This past New Year’s Eve, OneEighty’s Oasis Recovery Club celebrated its 15th year of hosting people who are in recovery and/or respect the process of recovery together in a safe environment. “We welcome adults, 18 years and older, into our Recovery Club,” said Deb Strickler, Peer Support Coach and Oasis Recovery Club Coordinator. “It’s not…Read Full Article
OneEighty has been a vital part of the healthcare landscape for nearly nine years. The organization’s recent expansion to Wooster’s Milltown Professional Building represents a significant stride in enhancing behavioral health support for the community. With a focus on accessibility and client-centered care, OneEighty is positioned to offer a range of integrative services designed to…Read Full Article
OneEighty is dedicated to serving our community, including the veteran population. Veterans can have complex needs, including substance use, mental health disorders, and housing insecurities. Current OneEighty Board President Tom Ballinger is a veteran who was deployed for 13 months during Operation Iraqi Freedom. OneEighty board member and Creston Mayor John Hall is a veteran…Read Full Article
Supporting the Recovery Journey Judge Corey Spitler’s involvement with Wayne County Drug Court dates back to 2010, when he was a magistrate in the Common Pleas Court. He shares that it was Judge Brown who initially started the Drug Court Program in Wayne County but later entrusted Judge Spitler with the responsibility. Having served as…Read Full Article
Peer Recovery’s Vital Role in the Courtroom Within the halls of the Recovery Court, helmed by Judge Latecia Wiles, a powerful transformation is unfolding. And at the heart of this transformation are peer support specialists, known as recovery coaches at OneEighty. In a recent interview, Judge Wiles shared valuable insights into the inner workings of…Read Full Article
OneEighty for the 2nd year in a row has been designated a Top Workplaces winner by the Cleveland.com and the Plain Dealer. This year there were 433 employers surveyed with 214 winners. These employers, with offices in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties, ranked best in employee surveys…Read Full Article
How transitional housing supports long-term recovery Addiction is not a one-time event but a chronic condition that requires ongoing attention. And recovering from substance use is a complex and challenging journey that requires comprehensive support and a continuum of care – including transitional housing for long-term recovery. By connecting clients with structured and supportive environments,…Read Full Article
Marketers tout the concept of “Try Before You Buy.” They educate consumers that trying something before you buy it gives you the opportunity to experience the product or service without making a financial commitment. How wonderful would it be if you could apply the same concept to your professional career choice? According to Cheryl Thomas,…Read Full Article
A Focus on Two Prevention Paths Robert Bean, Coalition Prevention Specialist, and Amanda Nickles, Youth Mentoring and Prevention Specialist, are relative newbies to OneEighty’s prevention team. But what they lack in years on the job, they compensate for with the passion they have for their mission. Robert’s focus is on building and strengthening area coalitions.…Read Full Article
Positivity supports brain health Does positive thinking really work? There’s a growing body of research that shows how our thoughts and emotions can shape the structure and function of our brains. In fact, when we experience positive emotions, like joy or gratitude, our brains release dopamine and serotonin, which are neurotransmitters associated with feelings of…Read Full Article