A judge’s order intended to streamline the release of aid and assist patients at the Oregon State Hospital has staff, management and others concerned.
Dec 8, 2022
Origins Faith Community is a nonprofit day shelter in Ontario, Ore., that launched a peer program with Measure 110 funding. On Oct. 13, 2022, Anthony Caliendo, 52, walks through the dining room before the day’s lunch is served.
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The number of people in recovery hired to connect people to treatment is increasing, but the broken system in which they work poses challenges and risks.
Dec 8, 2022
Rep. Rob Nosse, shown at a meeting of the Interim House Committee on Behavioral Health in June, has been tapped to head the Committee on Health Care — which could take on an expanded role next year if the two committees are merged.
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How meth is sabotaging Oregon's behavioral health system
Read our two-part series about how — despite a windfall of new funding — the state has no plan to address the 'new meth' that is overwhelming behavioral health providers and inflaming ongoing crises across the state.
State inaction left Oregon teens vulnerable to fentanyl’s fatal spread
A student at Harmony Academy, a high school for teens in recovery, told The Lund Report he didn't realize he was smoking fentanyl until his parent had him tested. He thought the pills he was buying were oxycodone.
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A lack of prevention, education and youth addiction programs opened the door to tragedy as dealers added the potent opioid to local drug markets