Discharging a patient without specialized addiction care can mean losing a crucial opportunity to intervene and treat someone at the hospital.
Oct 11, 2022
WILLIAM PERRY (LEFT) AND HIS SPOUSE, INGELA TRAVERS-HAYWARD (RIGHT), LAUNCHED A NONPROFIT THAT DISTRIBUTES NALOXONE, DONATED BY THE MANUFACTURER, AT MUSIC FESTIVALS DURING THE SUMMER./COURTESY OF WILLIAM PERRY
A movement of parents-turned-activists are challenging the doctrine that drugs should be treated as a health problem.
May 24, 2022
Crystal Johnson, 49, says the incentives she receives as part of her treatment programming are important to her recovery at Phoenix Wellness Center in Newport, Ore., on March 28, 2022.
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A Salem Reporter investigation finds that Oregon is poised to spend millions more on top of the $200 million already spent on addiction treatment even though officials aren't sure what becomes of people once they leave treatment or whether the treatment works.
“The realization that we will be dealing with COVID-19 for some time, and other stressors related to jobs, school and social isolation, may increase feelings of anxiety and depression,” an expert said.