Portland's Central City Concern conducted a similar study to the one below as reported in the JoinTogether e-newsletter.....how getting people into treatment results in a big dent in crime...
A study in the U.K. found that heroin and crack-cocaine addicts who received treatment for their addictions committed fewer criminal offenses, the Guardian reported Nov.
Is the financial crisis creating too much stress and anxiety in your life? Oregon Partnership Crisis Lines Director, Leslie Storm, has some good advice:
1. Talk it out.
Once again, an increase in the beer tax will be taken up by the next session of the Oregon Legislature.
New Messages From the “Face It, Parents” Campaign
A new effort to educate adults about the dangers of furnishing alcohol to minors is underway, thanks to a combined effort by Oregon Partnership and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
New products, materials and posters are being rolled out at various liquor stores around the state, in hopes that parents get the message loud and clear: That most teens who obtain hard liquor, get it from home.
Among the items are bottle hangers featuring peal-off stickers that parents can put on their home alcohol supply that say, “At your age, d