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Empowering Communities: Award-Winning Crisis Intervention and Mental Health Advocacy with Piper Davidson

April 24, 2024

The need for robust mental health support and effective crisis intervention strategies has never been more critical. Luckily, individuals like Piper Davidson, Manager of Criminal Justice Services at OneEighty, are leading the charge in advocating for better crisis intervention and mental health support. Piper shares insights from her experience overseeing mental health programs at the…

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Protecting Our Youth: Community Coalition Manager Champions Prevention Efforts

April 24, 2024

Prom and Graduation…It’s Time to Celebrate! But if you are a parent, you better rethink just how the party will go down.  Kristina Hoskins, Community Coalitions Manager, has been working with community coalitions in Wooster, Orrville, and Rittman to educate community members on how to protect themselves and their children during this celebratory time of…

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OneEighty’s Ongoing Mission: Life-Changing Care

March 18, 2024

OneEighty has a proud legacy of success in supporting individuals struggling with addiction, mental health challenges, sexual assault, and domestic violence. Year after year, we witness countless transformations – moments where individuals find their path towards a brighter future. These successes are a testament to the power of our comprehensive programs and the unwavering dedication…

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OneEighty’s Oasis Recovery Club Celebrates Its 15th Year 

January 18, 2024

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…

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Enhancing Community Support: OneEighty Expands Behavioral Health Services to Wooster’s Milltown Location

January 15, 2024

Wooster’s Milltown Professional Building Location has been a vital part of OneEighty’s healthcare landscape for nearly nine years. The organization’s recent expansion at this location 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…

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Addressing the Complex Needs of Our Veterans

November 29, 2023

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…

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Transforming Lives through Wayne County Drug Court: A Conversation with Judge Corey Spitler

September 25, 2023

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…

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Supporting Hope and Healing: Judge Wiles’ Recovery Court 

September 25, 2023

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…

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OneEighty Top Workplaces Winner

June 26, 2023

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…

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Starting Over Starts with a Place to Call Home

May 31, 2023

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,…

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