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A Focus on Two Prevention Paths Robert Bean, Coalition Prevention Specialist, and Amanda Nickles, Youth Mentoring and Prevention Specialist, are relative newbies to OneEighty’s prevention team. But what they lack in years on the job, they compensate for with the passion they have for their mission. Robert’s focus is on building and strengthening area coalitions.…Read Full Article
Families Talk Prevention, Family Education Series, Understanding Addiction This is the final program in our 3-part series Family Education Series, Understanding Addiction. 1st Program: Neurobiology of Addiction: Addiction 101 Presented by OneEighty’s Medical Director, Dr. Nicole Labor. CLICK HERE to learn more 2nd Program: Recovery Support CLICK HERE to learn more 6:00pm at The University of Akron…Read Full Article
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Though the potential for violence in teen relationships is often overlooked, sexual assault and other harmful behaviors are all too common. As part of putting a stop to teen dating violence, it helps to understand key characteristics of healthy relationships. Respect Respect means appreciating and giving value to…Read Full Article
When issues such as sexual violence and domestic abuse are discussed, the focus is typically on adult relationships. However, abusive behavior can occur at any stage — including in teen dating relationships. In fact, it is estimated that 10 percent of teens are subjected to sexual violence or physical abuse in dating relationships. This is…Read Full Article
If you are a parent whose teenager is starting to date, or a teenager ready to embark on this next stage in life it’s important to understand what a healthy relationship looks like. Unfortunately, 1.5 million high school students nationwide will be involved in some form of abuse in a relationship. Here are some safety…Read Full Article
Domestic violence has serious and far-reaching consequences, both physically and emotionally. As such, it should hardly be surprising that a history of family violence can significantly impact child custody rulings in a divorce case. While isolated incidents of domestic violence don’t necessarily eliminate visitation rights for the abusive parent, they can often directly influence custody…Read Full Article