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Comforting Someone Who is Struggling

By OneEighty / November 6, 2017

Domestic abuse. Alcoholism. These are just a few of the issues that can create serious struggles in a person’s life. Even relatively minor setbacks can cause someone to suffer deep emotional pain. So how can you provide appropriate comfort to someone who is struggling? Seeking to understand and validate a struggling person’s feelings is perhaps…

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Why is Equality Important

By OneEighty / October 23, 2017

Why is equality important? Here at OneEighty, we believe that developing a sense of equality that extends to all groups within our service area is essential for building a stronger community, state, and nation. Quite simply, when we tolerate differences in background and opinion, we learn to treat others with fairness and civility. We believe…

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How to Spot the Warning Signs of Declining Mental Health

By OneEighty / July 3, 2017

A good friend suddenly stops showing up to social events and barely returns your calls or texts. A family member seems to become increasingly irate over small inconveniences. How can you tell if someone you care about is just going through a difficult time or if they are actually showing the early warning signs of…

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Why is Counseling Important for Your Mental Health?

By OneEighty / June 22, 2017

Whether you’ve been the victim of domestic violence or have been struggling with addiction, few tools are more important on your road to recovery than counseling. Counseling can play a crucial role in helping you overcome the mental and emotional challenges associated with your situation so you can make lasting, positive changes. What is it…

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Get the Help You Need: 12 Step Program

By OneEighty / April 22, 2017

When trying to overcome the debilitating effects of substance abuse, many people turn to the help of 12-step programs to achieve sobriety. While attending such meetings may seem like an intimidating prospect, they can make a large difference on your path to recovery. So how do 12-step programs help you on the path to recovery?…

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Domestic Violence: How it Can Affect Child Custody

By OneEighty / April 2, 2017

Domestic violence has serious and far-reaching consequences, both physically and emotionally. As such, it should hardly be surprising that a history of family violence can significantly impact child custody rulings in a divorce case. While isolated incidents of domestic violence don’t necessarily eliminate visitation rights for the abusive parent, they can often directly influence custody…

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Becoming an Emotionally Strong and Independent Woman

By OneEighty / March 12, 2017

Regardless of whether you’re trying to overcome the heartbreaking impacts of domestic violence or your own struggles with alcoholism, becoming an emotionally strong woman won’t just help you improve your self-worth and find inspiration on the road to recovery—it will also help you make significant changes in the world around you. How do you become…

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