NBC5 has teamed up with Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center to bring you Better Health, a weekly report on staying healthy. In this Better Health report, Asante Health Expert Beth Coker talks about managing stress during the holidays. Your Health ...

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In this Mental Health Minute, we hear from Greg Gill, Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program Manager at ColumbiaCare. He shares that many people with mental illness find holidays more challenging. He also gives some tips to keep in mind during ...

Author: KGW Staff SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — In just two weeks, Oregon State Hospital will begin the first of its monthly early releases of mental health patients. The patients being released were charged with a crime but deemed unfit to ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury hosted a virtual discussion on Tuesday with behavioral health stakeholders about what should be done to better address the needs of people in ...

Author: Evan Watson (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon gubernatorial candidates and state senators say they want to reevaluate state standards for civil commitment and forced mental healthcare. KGW’s ‘Uncommitted’ investigative series explored gaps in the mental healthcare system, explaining ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Ashland High School is mourning the loss of a student, who last week, died by suicide. Last Friday, the school said, it learned of their tragic passing. Sadly, this once again brings up the discussion of teen ...

Author: Pat Dooris, David Mann (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon’s only state-run psychiatric facility is so full that it’s been ordered to start releasing patients early — specifically those who are awaiting trial for criminal charges. Starting Oct. 12, ...

Author: Mike Benner, Jamie Parfitt (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — The Multnomah County District Attorney’s office said it plans to take a second look at a high-profile case involving a woman who walked into a Northeast Portland home and curled ...

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