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Residential Treatment: A Full Continuum of Care

By OneEighty / March 16, 2022

Residential treatment for substance use disorder is an important step in a person’s journey to recovery. OneEighty has two residential treatment facilities: Pathway for men, a Victorian house which was renovated in 2008, and the Women’s Residential Treatment Center (WRTC) which was built in 2019. “We want people to be healthy and have a life,”…

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How Much Is Too Much? An Interview with Dr. Nicole Labor on Alcohol and Substance Abuse

By OneEighty / February 15, 2022

In 2021, the most common diagnosis at OneEighty for substance use disorder was alcohol dependence at 34%. While opioid use has seen a significant decline, this rate of alcohol dependence has remained consistent over the last three years. In the pandemic, substance use has increased, making people even more vulnerable to addiction. So why does…

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Help Wanted: Start a New Non-Profit Career at OneEighty

By OneEighty / February 15, 2022

“Help Wanted” …now there’s a sign that is as commonplace in today’s world as signs about Covid and masks. But for OneEighty and its clients, that sign has a startling, double meaning. On the service side of this agency, there is a grave need to employ more qualified non-profit behavior staff members. And, on the…

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Everything you need to know about the Substance Use Treatment Navigator Hotline

By OneEighty / January 17, 2022

OneEighty started the Substance Use Treatment Navigator, a hotline available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, for those encountering substance use crisis. “We’re a resource, and it doesn’t matter if it’s Christmas day, you’re lonely, or it’s 1:00 p.m. on a Tuesday,” said Alex Morris, a licensed professional clinical counselor supervisor and the…

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

By OneEighty / January 17, 2022

You Can Help Make an Impact Every year since 2010, the President has dedicated this month to raising awareness about the different forms of human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, and educating people about this crime and how to spot it. In the month of January, the Department of State is dedicated to raising awareness…

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Hope Lives Here. Meet our substance use recovery coaches.

By OneEighty / December 15, 2021

At OneEighty, recovery coaches are familiar with recovery because they’ve had their own lived experience with substance use or mental health issues, and they’ve been successful in their recovery journey. “We’re living, breathing examples that recovery is possible,” OneEighty Recovery Coach, Lori Radakovich explained. She self-identifies as being in active substance use recovery from substance use.…

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Give the gift of Hope!

By OneEighty / December 15, 2021

Why not start a new tradition of giving for the holidays…Give the gift of Hope! At OneEighty, our faith, focus, perseverance, and singleness of purpose equip us to fearlessly face the front lines of trauma and addiction. Your non-profit donation demonstrates that you share in and support our belief that no matter how far down…

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Embracing Resiliency Family Support Group: Healing and Hope for You and Your Family

By OneEighty / November 10, 2021

There are still so many misconceptions about substance use disorder. It continues to be viewed by many as a moral failing, rather than a disease. “It’s just as treatable as any other illness or disease,” stated Cheryl Thomas, OneEighty Outpatient Services Manager. “We just use different methods of treatment. It’s very behavioral, and there’s an…

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On the left - Christy VanSickle, Community Relations and Marketing Manager. On the right - Dwight Sprang, Volunteer Coordinator

Help Us Bring Home the Holidays

By OneEighty / November 9, 2021

For most people, holiday shopping puts a huge dent in an already stretched budget. But for those who want to celebrate the true spirit of Christmas, consider the gift of volunteering to help our clients find a way to have some sense of holiday celebration. At OneEighty, our residential and outpatient clients who have been…

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Rev. Dr. Kevan Franklin, Wooster Trinity United Church of Christ with Peter Evans, OneEighty IT and Infrastructure Manager

OneEighty Implements New Program for Faith-Based Communities

By OneEighty / November 2, 2021

In 2020, OneEighty was awarded the Faith-Based Project Grant from the Ohio Governor’s Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiative. This project seeks to empower everyday citizens to identify signs of poor mental health and/or addiction, reduce stigma associated with those issues, provide support, and share resources about finding help. The OneEighty Community Relations and Prevention…

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