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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…Read Full Article
May is Mental Health Awareness Month Mental Health Awareness Month began in the United States in 1949 and was started by the Mental Health America (MHA) organization (then known as the National Association for Mental Health). In April, OneEighty asked community members from Wayne and Holmes Counties to commemorate this important month by submitting a…Read Full Article
OneEighty is pleased to announce the opening of our new OneEighty Women’s Residential Treatment Facility. The OneEighty Women’s Residential Treatment Facility is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide treatment for substance use disorders in a residential setting. The treatment program teaches clients recovery tools for long-term sobriety, and…Read Full Article
A countywide campaign urging parents to talk with youth about risky behaviors like underage drinking is being launched August 1. The “Talk. They’ll Listen” campaign will be seen on social media, billboards, flyers and posters, aired on radio ads and blasted out to parents and caregivers through the schools. Community coalitions will help spread the…Read Full Article
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States. The public goal is to help survivors of sexual assault get help and to raise awareness about the damage caused by sexual violence. Sexual violence occurs in every community and affects people of all genders, race, and ages. It involves any sort of sexual contact…Read Full Article
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…Read Full Article
Does positive thinking work? Whether trying to maintain sobriety or escape the dangers of domestic violence, surrounding yourself with positive thinking influences is essential for lasting success in life. Ultimately, a lot of positive thinking has to do with the people you surround yourself with. This doesn’t mean that you can only spend time with…Read Full Article
Regardless of whether you’re trying to overcome the heartbreaking impacts of domestic violence or your own struggles with alcoholism, becoming an emotionally strong woman won’t just help you improve your self-worth and find inspiration on the road to recovery—it will also help you make significant changes in the world around you. How do you become…Read Full Article