Clackamas County addiction professionals in favor of Measure 110

Dr. Ray Stangeland spent more than 30 years as a doctor inside…
October 21, 2021
"Anything that can lessen someone from being pointed toward the criminal justice system that has nothing to do with criminal justice and is more a socioeconomic and medical phenomenon, that's what needs to be done," Cundill said.

A vote for treatment

Our healthcare system is not equipped for the needs in our community.…
October 20, 2021
Join me and NAACP, Oregon School Psychologists, American College of Physicians, and the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians in voting yes!

Readers respond: Measure 110 will save money and lives

As a mom, concerned citizen and someone who spent my 30-year career…
October 20, 2021
Using the criminal justice system to address addiction is expensive. It costs taxpayers a significant amount of money with zero results.

Southern Oregon needs access to drug treatment

Oregon has a destructive revolving door for people with drug addictions: detox…
October 18, 2021
Instead of being offered treatment, they cycle in and out of our jail, and addiction treatment remains practically nonexistent.

Herb Rothschild Jr.: Making history by passing Measure 110

I’m excited. We in Oregon can make history in this election by…
October 17, 2021
We in Oregon can make history in this election by passing Ballot Measure 110. The Drug Addiction and Recovery Act acknowledges that addiction is, first and foremost, a challenge to public health, not public safety, and establishes the mechanisms to meet that challenge.

Marshall: Addiction cries for treatment, not punishment

As a 16-year resident of Yamhill County, I was disappointed to see…
October 16, 2021
We can’t arrest our way out of Oregon’s addiction crisis. If that worked, we wouldn’t be in such a dire situation today.

Other views: East Oregonians need better access to addiction recovery treatment

As someone who’s lived most of my life in Eastern Oregon, I…
October 9, 2021
Measure 110 offers a pathway out of addiction for Oregonians by increasing funding for treatment and recovery services throughout the state.

Guest column: Vote yes on 110 for more just criminal justice

I’ve lived in beautiful Bend for over a decade now, after previously…
October 9, 2021

Guest column: Measure 110 would save money and lives

With all that’s going on, it’s particularly important that we spend tax…
October 9, 2021

Guest View: Our current response is ‘anti-health care’

In our work here in Eugene, tending to hospitalized patients with serious…
October 8, 2021
Measure 110 would shift Oregon away from punishing drug addiction to a health-based, treatment-first approach — one long-known by the medical community as the effective, compassionate way to overcome addiction. We know what works, and Measure 110 will expand access to services that will help people and save lives.

Vote Yes on Measure 110 to expand addiction treatment

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my 20-plus years of helping…
October 8, 2021
Measure 110 will make treatment available on-demand so that when someone reaches out for help, the hand of recovery will be reaching back.

For Southwest Portland political organizers, Measure 110 is personal

Bobby Byrd was never a political person. He’s spent the last few…
October 6, 2021