New Methadone Clinic Opens its Doors

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Methadone clinic opened its doors Tuesday. Allied Health Services moved from its East Main Street location to Murphy Road after city officials discovered the clinic was too close to a day care center. Though, the new location of the clinic is still causing concerns for many residents. The clinic sits near Asante Rogue … Continue reading »

Heroin: Heating Up, Part 2

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Heroin is attracting a wave of new, younger users. According to the National Institute on Drug Addiction, nearly half of young people who reported using heroin also said they tried prescription drugs. They started using heroin because it was cheaper and easier to get. One man who spoke with NewsWatch12’s Sharon … Continue reading »

Heroin: Heating Up, Part 1

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — “H”, “gun powder”, and “brown”: they’re all names for an illegal and powerful drug that’s moving through Southern Oregon in the hundreds of thousands of pounds. One man who spoke with NewsWatch12’s Sharon Ko wished to remain anonymous; we’ll call him John Doe. He’s not proud of his past. “I’ve been … Continue reading »