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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Nearly one week after Jackson County officials declared a public crisis over the drug epidemic, they’re joining forces with addiction recovery groups. Officials partnered with Oregon Recovers Friday evening and held a “Walk for Recovery” at Hawthorne ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Families and friends gathered at Pear Blossom Park to remember loved ones they lost to drug addiction on Saturday. Max’s Mission has been working in the valley for years and this is the third year for this ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — According to Oregon Recovers, an addiction advocacy group, Oregon ranks 50th in the amount of access there is to addiction treatment. The state also has the 4th highest addiction rate in the nation. They say nearly 2,100 ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with a woman who struggled with addiction and homelessness since she was a teenager. At ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Cafe’s can be a great gathering place and way for people to connect. Now, one local nonprofit wants to help people struggling with addiction by bringing a specific cafe to the valley. It’s called Recovery Cafe and what originally ...

Medford, Ore.- The smoke we’ve seen in the valley has forced an annual festival to be rescheduled. While air quality has seen an improvement from earlier in the week, Foundations For Recovery postponed their fourth annual Drive Out Drugs Recovery ...

Medford, Ore. — A follow up to a story NBC5 has been following for months. Oregon Health Authority has identified more issues inside OnTrack It sent two letters to the drug and alcohol rehab program demanding change. According to OHA, ...

Medford, Ore., — Opioid abuse can lead to overdoses, drug abuse, and death. But as resources improve, more and more ways to manage chronic pain are becoming available. Chronic pain can be debilitating, but the risk of dependency on painkillers ...

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