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Get Involved with Community Prevention & Education

By OneEighty / November 28, 2019

Here at OneEighty, we believe that issues such as domestic violence and substance abuse are best counteracted by a community that is actively aware of and involved in confronting these challenges. Our prevention and education services are designed to address this important need. Our Involvement & Goals At OneEighty, we provide a wide range of…

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Rape Crisis: Safety Plan

By OneEighty / October 29, 2019

Sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence are traumatic experiences. Victims and survivors often do not know what they should do, who to tell, and how to mentally and physically heal after such an event. Escaping from abuse may seem challenging, but it is possible with careful planning. Creating a Safety Plan If you are living…

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Bringing Awareness to Domestic Violence

By OneEighty / October 7, 2019

Domestic violence is surprisingly commonplace, affecting millions of men and women. In fact, on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million men and women. Despite this, the issues surrounding abusive behaviors often go overlooked. That…

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VAPING: Know the facts

By OneEighty / 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

By OneEighty / 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. They’ll Listen

By OneEighty / August 1, 2019

A countywide campaign urging parents to talk with youth about risky behaviors like underage drinking is being launched August 1. The “Talk. They’ll Listen” campaign will be seen on social media, billboards, flyers and posters, aired on radio ads and blasted out to parents and caregivers through the schools. Community coalitions will help spread the…

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You Are Not Alone: Mental Health

By OneEighty / 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

By OneEighty / 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?

By OneEighty / 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

By OneEighty / 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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