opioid crisis

Overcoming addiction: Walk pushes for state action

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 Park in …

Local doctor trying to alleviate opioid crisis

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A local doctor is trying to revolutionize the approach of managing patients pain while alleviating the opioid crisis. Doctor James Van Horne, an orthopedic surgeon in Grants Pass, practices using the the treatment plan called “Patient Optimizing, Opioid …

Opioid conference looks to tackle statewide crisis

MEDFORD, Ore. – County health leaders across the state are coming together to tackle the opioid crisis. “Lines for Life” is hosting Oregon’s first ever state-wide workshop on opioids, pain and addiction treatment Thursday to Saturday. The event is meant to start …