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OneEighty is a Plain Dealer 2022 Top Workplace

OneEighty a 2022 Top Workplaces Winner

By Christy VanSickle / June 27, 2022

OneEighty was recently named one of the Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces 2022 by Cleveland.com and the Plain Dealer. The Top Workplaces designation was awarded to 220 organizations in northeast Ohio. OneEighty competed in the small business category. “We are grateful to be recognized with this group of outstanding organizations. It’s an incredible testament to our…

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Finding the Right Therapist and the Right Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

By OneEighty / June 20, 2022

When it comes to finding treatment for mental health or addiction issues, there is no such thing as “one size fits all.” That is why collectively, the staff at OneEighty is certified in a broad spectrum of addiction and mental health counseling treatment options.  Jane, (not her real name), was 28 years old when she…

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Navigating an Epidemic Within a Pandemic

By OneEighty / May 25, 2022

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is a disease that affects a person’s brain and behavior and leads to an inability to control the use of a legal or illegal substance. According to SAMHSA, in the fourth quarter of 2020, among people aged 12 or older who drank alcohol in the past year, 15.4% (or 25.9 million…

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Openly Discussing Mental Health Awareness

By OneEighty / May 19, 2022

“Today we sisters experienced a tragedy.  We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness,” tweeted Ashley Judd on twitter following the untimely passing of her mother Naomi Judd.  According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 21% of US adults (roughly 1 in 5) will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental…

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Building a Network of Support: How Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment Can Help

By OneEighty / April 13, 2022

Intensive Outpatient Programming, or IOP, is one level of OneEighty’s continuum of care which can often fall between residential treatment and outpatient counseling. OneEighty offers two intensive outpatient addiction treatment programs: CHOICES, designed to treat individuals struggling with chemical dependency in an outpatient setting; and CADET, a similar substance-use treatment program offered to inmates at…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By OneEighty / April 13, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), aimed at raising community awareness about sexual violence prevention, public education about how to support survivors, and sharing available resources. Statistically Speaking In the United States, an individual is sexually assaulted every 68 seconds. 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men in the United States has…

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OneEighty on New Day Cleveland

By Christy VanSickle / March 29, 2022

OVERCOMING ADDICTION “We can’t pour from an empty cup” On Friday, March 25th, Bobbi Douglas, OneEighty’s Executive Director and Alex Morris, OneEighty’s Outpatient Services Manager, spoke with New Day Cleveland host Natalie Herbick about substance use disorder and addiction. If you or someone you know is suffering from substance use disorder or addiction please reach…

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Women’s History Month

By OneEighty / March 16, 2022

“And when you get to where you’re going, turn around and help her, too. For there was a time, not long ago, when she was you.” While it wasn’t until 1995 that our nation decided to formally recognize the enormous contributions women have made to our history, culture, and society, it was 1977 when a…

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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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