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VAPING: Know the facts

September 19, 2019

OneEighty is dedicated to the prevention of substance use disorder, including use, abuse, and addiction to vaping and all tobacco products WHAT IS VAPING?•Inhaling and exhaling vapor produced by e-cigarettes, battery-powered device•What are other names for e-cigarettes? E-cigs, vape pens, e-hookahs, e-pipes, tanks, mods, vapes, electronic nicotine delivery systems, or ENDS, and more. Some people…

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The Importance of Gender Equality

August 20, 2019

It’s hard to imagine that there was once a time when women in the United States lacked many of the same rights as men — even the rights to vote or own property. It’s easy to forget how far women’s rights have come, as well as how far we need to go, but at OneEighty,…

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Talk to Your Kid’s, They’re Listening

August 1, 2019

In August of 2019, a countywide campaign launched urging parents to talk with youth about risky behaviors such as underage drinking. The campaign then known as “Talk. They’ll Listen” was relaunched in 2023 and entitled “Talk to Your Kid’s, They’re Listening”. The new campaign will be seen on social media, billboards, flyers, posters and radio…

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You Are Not Alone: Mental Health

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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How to Get Help After Being Sexually Assaulted

April 18, 2019

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…

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Why is it Important to Have a Support System?

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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Dating: Safety Tips for Teens

March 20, 2019

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…

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What to do if You Have a Stalker

March 7, 2019

Stalking is a serious issue that can cause people physical and mental anguish. A stalker can make a person feel fearful with a pattern of unwanted behaviors, communication, and attention which leaves a person in a constant state of fear. By creating a sense of fear, a stalker can exert power over their victim and…

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Knowing the Signs of a Stalker

February 18, 2019

Stalking is a serious concern for people of all backgrounds, demographics, cultural backgrounds, and socio-economic classes. While the criminal ramifications vary from state to state, stalking generally is any behavior that causes a person to feel fear. Stalking is not always violent, but is always a serious issue and can escalate over time.  How do…

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Learn More About How Recovery Housing Can Help You

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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