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Sparking protest from harm reduction activists, concert promoters offer overdose reversing drugs, but not fentanyl testing.

Aug 4 2022

Even in states with programs to stabilize people with a serious mental illness, such as Oregon, treatment isn’t guaranteed.

Aug 4 2022

The Healthy Oregon Project is looking for more people to participate in the free screening, particularly communities of color.

Aug 4 2022
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Hospitals that invoke crisis standards of care in a staffing emergency must publicly disclose the crisis and how they are triaging patients. 

Aug 4 2022

Despite a windfall of new funding that could combat Oregon’s meth-fueled behavioral health crisis, leaders have no plan and risk leaving promising approaches on the shelf.

Aug 4 2022

The weeklong heatwave in Oregon ended on Monday with 14 suspected deaths and dozens of complaints about companies not following new rules to protect workers from the heat. 

Aug 2 2022

In the state with the highest rate of meth use in the nation, the drug is driving severe mental illness among criminal defendants at the state psychiatric hospital, and patients elsewhere are paying the price.

Aug 2 2022
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Hospitals and the Unity Center for Behavioral Health want judges to force the state psychiatric hospital to treat civilly committed patients.

Aug 2 2022

Some hospitals are now considering child care centers as a means of solving one of the pandemic era’s big challenges: persuading employees to stay.

Aug 1 2022

Two-thirds of hospices, once primarily run by nonprofit entities, are now for-profit — and they are increasingly a target for private equity firms.

Jul 30 2022

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