Suicide Prevention Training Wraps Up

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Saturdays, you can find Tyrone McDonald at the Life Track studio in Medford helping kids express what they’re feeling by using art. “Wrap around services are the best services, so  that’s what we’re trying to do here is give kids an  outlet for them to come and express their feelings  in … Continue reading »

Dispensary Locations Draw Concern

MEDFORD, Ore. – Addictions counselors are concerned that the number of planned medical marijuana dispensaries in Medford could derail the efforts of people going through substance abuse treatment. And in one case, they’re concerned about where those dispensaries are opening. The owner of “The Lounge,” a medical marijuana smoking club, applied to the state Monday … Continue reading »

Art Gallery Seeks to Prevent Suicide

MEDFORD, Ore. – Rachel Miller spray-paints her latest street art design on a canvas in preparation for her gallery debut. Today she’s proudly displaying the art that got her through one of the most painful times of her life just over three years ago. “I lost my sister to suicide on October 4th of 2010, … Continue reading »

More Kids Checking Into Drug Recovery

MEDFORD, Ore. — Drug recovery centers are seeing more kids check in for heroin treatment. OnTrack in Medford says for parents who can’t afford treatment for their child, there are several options. Treatment is available on a sliding scale, or in other words, based on income. But OnTrack also receives grants, so there is funding … Continue reading »