Nov. 4, 2022 – Labor is the medical director at OneEighty, a treatment center that offers inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency and behavioral health services in Wooster.

Her program, “The Addictoholic Deconstructed: Addiction 101” will explain addiction in a way that is easily understood by a layperson and clinical folks, said Kyle Clark, prevention education director for the WCESC.

“She understands the science, how easily things can fall apart and what recovery looks like,” he said.

Her book takes a look at addiction from multiple perspectives. The disease process is explained in easily digestible science with the author’s life experience, both professional and personal. Dr. Labor graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in BioBehavioral Health. She attended and graduated medical school in Erie Pennsylvania at the Lake Erie College of osteopathic medicine. She spends time educating healthcare professionals, churches, schools and community members on the disease of addiction and works to remove the stigma surrounding addiction. Many of her lectures have been unofficially recorded and are available on social media.