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Families Talk Prevention, Family Education Series Program

By OneEighty / September 10, 2021

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…

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The Importance of Taking a Break from Ordinary

By OneEighty / June 2, 2021

Sometimes all we need to improve a negative mindset is to take a break from ordinary. Taking a break, by definition, means to stop doing something for a short period of time. Why not apply this to doing the same thing day in and day out! This simple practice of taking a break can help…

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The Importance of High Self-Esteem

By OneEighty / June 2, 2021

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…

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Photovoice Gallery

By OneEighty / May 3, 2021

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…

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Support Line

By OneEighty / April 24, 2021

Free telephone support to our community members who may be struggling with the health crisis and the Stay-At-Home Order.Provided by OneEighty, ANAZAO and The Counseling Center. If you or a loved one is struggling with stress or anxiety due to the pandemic and would like help, we are here for you.  We are offering two free 30 minute support…

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Is My Addiction Bad Enough That I Need Help?

By OneEighty / March 19, 2021

Addiction is complex. The human mind has the ability to justify almost any behavior, no matter how detrimental. If you are unable to stop doing something even though it has clear negative effects on you and/or those around you, it is time to take an honest look within and determine whether you should seek outside…

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Signs You’re in an Abusive Relationship

By OneEighty / March 8, 2021

While an abusive relationship often involves physical or sexual abuse, those are not the only forms that abuse takes. Abusive relationships are also characterized by emotional manipulation, even financial control. Here are some subtle signs that a relationship may have crossed over into the abusive category. Possessiveness Your partner needs to know where you are…

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Volunteering Opportunities

By OneEighty / February 22, 2021

OneEighty provides comprehensive addiction, domestic violence, mental health, and behavioral health services to families and individuals in Wayne and Holmes counties. We seek to help individuals in our community get the support they need. However, this is a mission we cannot accomplish on our own. Volunteers are essential to keeping our local care facilities running…

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Characteristics of Healthy Teen Relationships

By OneEighty / February 17, 2021

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…

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Myths of Human Trafficking

By OneEighty / January 15, 2021

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Despite these efforts, many remain unaware of just how serious this problem continues to be in our day. Victims are likely to experience sexual assault, rape, and other traumatic incidents. Sorting out the facts from the myths can help…

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