It’s a good time of year to check out the page on School and Campus health on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website. SAMHSA’s stats and information
Washington County is one of the leaders in Oregon in the forward-looking approach of alternative sentencing. CODA is proud to be one of the community partners supporting this program which
Check out this first-of-its-kind opioids policy summit held last week — it brought together commissioners from Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties, district attorneys and sheriffs, staff from county health and
Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese does a great podcast — check out his interview with CODA Executive Director Tim Hartnett on the opioid crisis. Reese has been probing this issue
A well-researched and very well-illustrated article by Josh Katz in The New York Times asked a wide-ranging group of folks what they would do to really address this public health
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) once again got people talking about the opioid epidemic in Washington County last week. This was the fifth discussion the Congresswoman has convened on the opioid
CODA will join Oregon Recovers this weekend at Portland’s Cinema 21 at a free showing of the award-winning film, “The Anonymous People” and a moderated discussion about advocacy and recovery.
Street Roots reporter Amanda Waldroupe does a terrific job in this story on Clackamas County’s efforts to bring medication-assisted treatment to those in need. Among others, she interviews CODA Deputy Director
OHSU scientist John Williams puts the complex functions of the human brain on opioids into very straightforward language. Check out this Q&A by Oregonian reporter Lynne Terry.
Health Share of Oregon has made possible the innovative Wheelhouse network to bring Medication Assisted Treatment to more people in our community. Check out this video and press release to learn
Governor Kate Brown’s Opioid Epidemic Task Force is holding its first meeting today, September 19! Gov. Brown is also signing House Bill 3440, a comprehensive bill that removes barriers the lifesaving
The New York Times takes a fascinating look at the emergence of Alcoholics Anonymous in Iran. Moving from a culture in which beatings are the go-to approach for substance use