Good news: It just got easier for providers in our community to connect patients to medication-assisted treatment and other services at CODA! Check out the new page and easy-to-use pdf.
From the Washington Post: “The state of Oklahoma settled Sunday with a second drug company over its role in the deadly opioid epidemic, reaching an $85 million agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals
CODA is honored to be chosen by AVID students at Liberty High School (Hillsboro, Oregon) for a grant to educate their peers about substance abuse. Rose Gerber, CODA Development and Events Manager,
Earlier this month, representatives from the Columbia Pacific Coordinated Care Organization, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc., and CODA shared with the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners how a clinic providing
CODA’s Executive Director Tim Hartnett announced his retirement today (April 22, 2019), along with the news that Deputy Director Alison Noice will become Acting Executive Director on May 1. Tim
Have you heard about the play, “American Junkie?” Now in performance at Seattle’s Repertory Theatre, it is a remarkable creation of playwright Tom Hansen. This is a frank, intelligent radio
This well-written and carefully reported article in The Nation looks at the dramatically different responses to opioid epidemic in Philadelphia and Vancouver, BC. The quotes from the determined activists who
Professional athletes, particularly football players, are often caught up in the opioid epidemic, typically because of the heavy amounts of painkillers they are given in order to play at the
The Oregon coast is in dire need of treatment services for substance use disorders, and CODA is in discussion with local officials and citizens about creating a program in Seaside.
New books on the opioid epidemic are popping up on shelves with great regularity now. The latest, and one of the most promising, is “American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in
This is a grim summary of realities in some of the lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies, and definitely worth reading. Barry Meier, the author of this opinion piece in The New
The role of pharmaceutical companies in the opioid epidemic has been reported widely and analyzed in minute detail. We know the basic story: Research for lifesaving medicines morphs into deep,