The Oregon health care system is failing to address the state’s drug and alcohol addiction crisis at every level, from providing prevention and recovery services to coordinating the response between health care providers and state agencies, speakers at a forum said Wednesday.
Carrie Steinseifer Bates won three Olympic gold medals for swimming in 1984.
But in January 2012, the Tualatin resident wanted to die.
We don’t usually celebrate failure in the United States, but the truth is that success often stems from it.
Twice a day, Angela and Nate Turner of Greenwood, Ind., put tiny strips that look like tinted tape under their tongues.
“They taste disgusting,” Angela says.
December 2, 2011 -- When Central City Concern opens its downtown clinic on December 12, teams of doctors and alternative medicine professionals will help hundreds of people whose drug addictions or mental illnesses threaten to keep them on the streets.
At a time when funding for such services is drying up, the Old Town Recovery Center will become a reality.
The more than $20 million center stands on the corner of NW Broadway and NW Burnside -- the previous site of an abandoned Burger King.
November 29, 2011 -- On Thursday, December 15, the public is invited to an open house from 4-6 p.m. at Central City Concern’s new healthcare facility located at 33 NW Broadway. The event celebrates the integration of primary healthcare with behavioral care under one roof. Guided and self-directed tours will be available.