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Finding the Right Therapist and the Right Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

By OneEighty / June 20, 2022

When it comes to finding treatment for mental health or addiction issues, there is no such thing as “one size fits all.” That is why collectively, the staff at OneEighty is certified in a broad spectrum of addiction and mental health counseling treatment options.  Jane, (not her real name), was 28 years old when she…

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Openly Discussing Mental Health Awareness

By OneEighty / May 19, 2022

“Today we sisters experienced a tragedy.  We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness,” tweeted Ashley Judd on twitter following the untimely passing of her mother Naomi Judd.  According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 21% of US adults (roughly 1 in 5) will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental…

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OneEighty Implements New Program for Faith-Based Communities

By OneEighty / November 2, 2021

In 2020, OneEighty was awarded the Faith-Based Project Grant from the Ohio Governor’s Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiative. This project seeks to empower everyday citizens to identify signs of poor mental health and/or addiction, reduce stigma associated with those issues, provide support, and share resources about finding help. The OneEighty Community Relations and Prevention…

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The Importance of Taking a Break from Ordinary

By OneEighty / June 2, 2021

Sometimes all we need to improve a negative mindset is to take a break from ordinary. Taking a break, by definition, means to stop doing something for a short period of time. Why not apply this to doing the same thing day in and day out! This simple practice of taking a break can help…

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The Importance of High Self-Esteem

By OneEighty / June 2, 2021

We often hear self-esteem referenced. But what is self-esteem and why does our level of self-esteem matter? R.E.S.P.E.C.T The dictionary definition of the word esteem is “respect and admiration.” So, self-esteem could be simply defined as respecting and admiring yourself. The American Psychological Association defines self-esteem as “the degree to which the qualities and characteristics…

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Finding Treatment for a Mental Illness

By OneEighty / May 27, 2020

Receiving a diagnosis for a mental illness is an important first step on your road to recovery, but where do you go from there? In reality, the appropriate treatment will vary based on the individual’s diagnosis, as well as their preferences and goals. There is no “one size fits all” solution with mental health services…

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You Are Not Alone: Mental Health

By OneEighty / May 14, 2019

When dealing with mental illness, it can feel like you are alone — but while each person’s story is unique, you are far from alone in your struggles. In fact, the National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that one in five adults will experience mental illness in some form during any given year. If you…

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Why is it Important to Have a Support System?

By OneEighty / March 29, 2019

It does not matter what you have been through in your past, or what you believe your future looks like. Life has an interesting way of throwing us curveballs and it’s our job to manage the situation as best as we can.  One of the tools that can help us navigate life’s murky waters is…

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Getting the Treatment That Works For You

By OneEighty / June 6, 2018

By some estimates, 1 in 5 American adults and children will experience a diagnosable mental health disorder in any given year. There are a myriad of signs that you or a loved one may need to seek out appropriate counseling or mental health services. But it is important to search for appropriate care, depending on…

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Should I Seek Mental Help?

By OneEighty / December 15, 2017

If you find yourself asking “should I seek mental help,” it’s time to take the first step. Accepting that you’re struggling with a mood disorder or other mental health issues 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 mental health…

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