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

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

We need on-demand drug treatment, now

Drug addiction impacts millions of Americans and their families. According to the…
October 5, 2021
"Addiction doesn’t stop with the individual affected, it has a ripple effect that touches every aspect of one’s life. Relationships fall apart and stable housing and jobs are lost."

My Voice: Eastern Oregon residents need measure 110, health-oriented addiction approach

As a lifelong resident of rural Oregon, I know all too well…
October 3, 2021
I’ve dealt with this firsthand as a health care provider, seeking access to recovery for patients ready to beat their addiction. Finding a spot in a drug treatment program immediately is next to impossible.

Oregon Ballot Initiative Analysis: Measure 110 (2020)

Oregon Measure 110 – Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act Summary: Oregon’s…
October 1, 2021

Opinion | Housing advocates and frontline providers agree: Yes on Measure 110

The overdose epidemic, housing crisis, COVID pandemic and policing disparities have many…
October 1, 2021
The measure comes at a time when we urgently need it, but victory won’t be easy.

Measure 110: Oregon needs adequate drug addiction treatment

As a longtime resident of Clackamas County, I was pleased to see…
September 30, 2021

Rabbi’s Corner: Measure 110 a humane, effective approach to drug addiction

Pirke Avot Chapter 2:16 teaches us that (Rabbi Tarfon) used to say……
September 29, 2021