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Residential Treatment: A Full Continuum of Care

By OneEighty / March 16, 2022

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,”…

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How Much Is Too Much? An Interview with Dr. Nicole Labor on Alcohol and Substance Abuse

By OneEighty / February 15, 2022

In 2021, the most common diagnosis at OneEighty for substance use disorder was alcohol dependence at 34%. While opioid use has seen a significant decline, this rate of alcohol dependence has remained consistent over the last three years. In the pandemic, substance use has increased, making people even more vulnerable to addiction. So why does…

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Hope Lives Here. Meet our substance use recovery coaches.

By OneEighty / December 15, 2021

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.…

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Embracing Resiliency Family Support Group: Healing and Hope for You and Your Family

By OneEighty / November 10, 2021

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…

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On the left - Christy VanSickle, Community Relations and Marketing Manager. On the right - Dwight Sprang, Volunteer Coordinator

Help Us Bring Home the Holidays

By OneEighty / November 9, 2021

For most people, holiday shopping puts a huge dent in an already stretched budget. But for those who want to celebrate the true spirit of Christmas, consider the gift of volunteering to help our clients find a way to have some sense of holiday celebration. At OneEighty, our residential and outpatient clients who have been…

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From addictoholic to Addiction Medicine Doctor

By OneEighty / October 11, 2021

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…

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Raised bed gardens outside the Women's Residence

Sowing the Seeds of Recovery

By OneEighty / October 3, 2021

Gardening is an opportunity to get outside, soak up the sun and improve your health and well-being. The OneEighty Women’s Residential Treatment Center was the perfect location to incorporate gardening as the newest recreational program. “The land that the Noble Foundation gifted to OneEighty for our facility was the perfect setting to incorporate outdoor activities…

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Learn More About How Recovery Housing Can Help You

By OneEighty / September 24, 2018

Recovery housing is a great resource for individuals who are in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction. It serves as a transitional living program for qualified individuals who are seeking to continue their sobriety on their road to recovery.  OneEighty, formerly known as STEPS at Liberty Center throughout the community, maintains five recovery houses…

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