People in rural communities have higher incidents of overdoses, alcohol related deaths and suicides, than those living in more urban areas. Suicide risks are particularly high for men working in fishing, farming and ranching industries.
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The state ethics commission’s unusual finding could shrink the pool of potential directors for an agency that is a Gov. Kotek priority
Christine Reeh, a licensed therapist, tells the Oregon House Behavioral Health and Health Care Committee on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, how insurance auditing practices threaten to reduce access to mental health treatment services.
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Citing red ink, Legacy plans to push ahead with closure of the facility despite state concerns and newly introduced legislation
Wildfire smoke filling the Willamette Valley in September 2017, and increasingly bad wildfire seasons are contributing to overall worsening air quality in the Pacific Northwest, a new report finds.
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