Medford, Ore. – Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center is raising their standard of care for their Behavioral Health Initiative, and that process starts with a facility upgrade. The program has been in the same place since the 60s. Now through community ...

Jackson County, Ore.– The CDC reports there has been a 30 percent increase in suicides across the country since 1999.  And in states like Oregon with many rural areas, that number may be even higher. NBC5 News spoke with Jackson ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Jackson County Jail inmate who attempted suicide was saved by two deputies. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on the morning of May 11, a 25-year-old man was being escorted to a new cell within the ...

Medford, Ore.– A downtown Medford non-profit is expanding and hoping to help more people at the same time. With the growing population of Jackson County, Compass House has seen a dramatic increase in daily attendance. The non-profit says they’re a ...

Medford, Ore. — Options for Southern Oregon is building a new office space in Medford. The Grants Pass based organization offers a variety of mental health programs for all ages in Jackson and Josephine counties. Options bought the former Lithia ...

Medford, Ore.- A local man will spend life under the review of Oregon’s Psychiatric Security Review Board after stabbing an Ashland man to death in November, 2016. A judge found Pedro Sabalsa-Mendez Guilty Except for Insanity in the stabbing death ...

Salem, Ore. – A bill that would prohibit certain individuals from possessing “deadly weapons” was passed by Oregon lawmakers. It will now head to Governor Kate Browns desk for her signature. Senate Bill 719 passed through the Oregon Senate on ...

Medford, Ore. — NBC5 News is partnering with Access to start a community discussion, and bring you an in-depth look into the lives of people who are homeless, have been homeless, or who are very close to it. In week ...

Grants Pass, Ore,. — A treatment center in Grants Pass is closing one program, to make room for a new one. Family Solutions offers mental health services for children and families in both Josephine and Jackson Counties. One of the ...

Medford, Ore.- A Central Point man accused of shooting and killing man outside a convenience store will be sent back to the Oregon State Hospital for another mental health evaluation. Robert Davies-Calhoun appeared in court Thursday. Davies-Calhoun’s case has repeatedly ...

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