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Marketers tout the concept of “Try Before You Buy.” They educate consumers that trying something before you buy it gives you the opportunity to experience the product or service without making a financial commitment. How wonderful would it be if you could apply the same concept to your professional career choice? According to Cheryl Thomas,…Read Full Article
Every April, the nation celebrates the selfless spirit of volunteering. National Volunteer Month, and more specifically National Volunteer Week, April 16 through 22, 2023, is a time to celebrate “volunteers performing extraordinary acts of service.” Eleanor Runyan exemplifies the definition of volunteerism because she empowers others, brings people together, and believes in the dignity and…Read Full Article
Always offer safe, non-judgmental support Experiencing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking can be life altering for survivors. And every sexual assault survivor’s journey is unique. Your role as a supportive friend is to be there with compassion, empathy, and respect. We spoke to Tina Zickefoose, OneEighty Victim Advocate and Outreach Specialist, and Crystin…Read Full Article
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
Positivity supports brain health Does positive thinking really work? There’s a growing body of research that shows how our thoughts and emotions can shape the structure and function of our brains. In fact, when we experience positive emotions, like joy or gratitude, our brains release dopamine and serotonin, which are neurotransmitters associated with feelings of…Read Full Article
You Are a Vital Part of Our Referral Program At OneEighty, we’re proud of the recovery we support. We know you’re in a position to make critical decisions about helping people find appropriate treatment. And we believe it’s very important that you understand what really happens in our treatment program before you refer clients so…Read Full Article
A Difficult Beginning He goes by the name “Trip”, and one quickly learns that ‘a trip’ is truly the course his life has taken. “I was born and raised in Wooster by a physically and mentally abusive mother,” Trip reflected. “But, when I told those who I thought could help me, my mother told them…Read Full Article
An Ambassador for OneEighty and an Advocate for Recovery OneEighty’s own Dr. Nicole Labor has been named a 2023 at-large member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Board of Directors, and she will be sworn in at a ceremony in April. Founded in 1954, ASAM is a professional medical society and advocacy organization…Read Full Article
Meeting People Where They’re At At OneEighty, we understand that safe, affordable housing helps to provide a sense of security and stability that is often lacking in the lives of those struggling with substance use. These are people who are living in crisis every day – worried about how they are going to eat and…Read Full Article
Just as recovery involves a process of change that involves clients working to improve their mental, physical, and relational wellness, the last few years have allowed OneEighty to take a critical look at all we do. The world has changed, and we’ve had the opportunity to rethink how we serve those suffering from substance use…Read Full Article