In this Mental Health Minute, we hear from Leticia Welch, who is a Certified Recovery Mentor Services Supervisor at Addictions Recovery Center, She shares that recovery is possible and sustainable, with the right support and connections. If you are struggling ...

MEDFORD, Ore — Addiction and mental health services locally are continuing to rebound from losing staff during the pandemic – with some adapting to new changes. Addiction Recovery Center in Medford said its ramping up staff back to pre-pandemic levels. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — At the end of the 2021, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health released a staggering report, showing the state of addiction and drug use in Oregon. “We’ve seen a lot of rise in fentanyl in the last ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Worker shortages are impacting many industries including the mental health services field. There’s an increased demand for workers at the same time as an increased demand for these types of services, putting ...

EUGENE, Ore. (CNN) – People who are trying to drink less alcohol may want to visit a medical doctor. That’s according to a new study published Thursday in the journal “Addiction.” Researchers from the University of Oregon looked at trials ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —An organization is working to expand its reach, in downtown Medford. The non-profit Reclaiming Lives-Recovery Cafe Medford works to help addicts take back their lives. Now, it’s expanding its location to reach more people. “If you find yourself ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — “It’s very confusing at this point how it’s going to roll out, there’s not a plan.” Rogue Valley Addictions Recovery Center CEO, Lori Paris, says recovery centers are in the dark when it comes to rules and ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A mobile crisis intervention program may soon become a reality for the city of Medford. On Thursday night, city councilors met for a study session discussing homelessness, addiction, and mental health services in the community. A Eugene-based ...

SISKIYOU CO., Calif. — A Siskiyou county woman has turned her life around after almost fifteen years of addiction, but she says there was one thing she needed to overcome to break her addiction. “If someone looks at that life ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– A new approach to helping those suffering from addiction is currently under development in Jackson County. The county’s community justice department and the sheriff’s office are preparing to start a new medication-assisted treatment program. The idea – to ...

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