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The word ‘recovery’ is often defined as the act of getting back or regaining something lost or taken away. How perfect then that OneEighty’s ‘Recovery Coaches’ are the people who mentor people with addiction issues in reimagining their new beginnings. For over forty years, Bobbi Douglas, Executive Director of OneEighty, has worked to build the…Read Full Article
The newest addition to the continuum of care at OneEighty is a Medical Suite which bears a plaque reading “The Fenzl Family…In Memory of Brian, Steven and Marianne.” But more important than the plaque is the story, and the remembrance of those whose lives were lost to the tragic disease of addiction. “The opportunity to…Read Full Article
“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…Read Full Article
OVERCOMING ADDICTION “We can’t pour from an empty cup” On Friday, March 25th, Bobbi Douglas, OneEighty’s Executive Director and Alex Morris, OneEighty’s Outpatient Services Manager, spoke with New Day Cleveland host Natalie Herbick about substance use disorder and addiction. If you or someone you know is suffering from substance use disorder or addiction please reach…Read Full Article
Residential treatment for substance use disorder is an important step in a person’s journey to recovery. OneEighty has two residential treatment facilities: Pathway for men, a Victorian house which was renovated in 2008, and the Women’s Residential Treatment Center (WRTC) which was built in 2019. “We want people to be healthy and have a life,”…Read Full Article
At OneEighty, recovery coaches are familiar with recovery because they’ve had their own lived experience with substance use or mental health issues, and they’ve been successful in their recovery journey. “We’re living, breathing examples that recovery is possible,” OneEighty Recovery Coach, Lori Radakovich explained. She self-identifies as being in active substance use recovery from substance use.…Read Full Article
Why not start a new tradition of giving for the holidays…Give the gift of Hope! At OneEighty, our faith, focus, perseverance, and singleness of purpose equip us to fearlessly face the front lines of trauma and addiction. Your non-profit donation demonstrates that you share in and support our belief that no matter how far down…Read Full Article
There are still so many misconceptions about substance use disorder. It continues to be viewed by many as a moral failing, rather than a disease. “It’s just as treatable as any other illness or disease,” stated Cheryl Thomas, OneEighty Outpatient Services Manager. “We just use different methods of treatment. It’s very behavioral, and there’s an…Read Full Article
As a culture, we don’t treat addiction like we treat other illnesses. The stigma associated with a person struggling with substance use is still pervasive. Today, there are too many people – even in the medical community – who consider addiction a choice, or a moral failing. Imagine having a physician who can not only…Read Full Article
The hard truth is that crisis and trauma can impact anyone’s life – at any time. And when someone loses hope, they also lose the reasons they need to seek support, heal and grow. OneEighty is in the business of offering a whole multitude of powerful reasons, for those who are hurting, to reach out…Read Full Article