The Crisis Lines Program is currently training another group of wonderful people to be volunteer crisis workers.
As a trainer, this is the fifth training that I have participated in. Each and every time we train, I am awestruck. Amazed by the emotional depth and breadth of experience that our volunteers bring to the training, and later – to the program.
Our training is an emotionally intense fifty-six hour program. One of our goals in the training is to pack a lot of content into this fifty-six hour period.
Veteran suicides, Confidential Helpline
A new SAMHSA study shows the dramatic increase in prescription drug abuse, necessitating the need for more drug prevention efforts among teens.
Good article in the Sacramento Bee about a RAND study on the effects of legalizing marijuana in California...
Oregon Partnership, a statewide non-profit organization committed to providing alcohol and drug prevention education and treatment referral, has hired a highly respected Portland media/marketing professional as its new communications director.
Tom Parker, long-time broadcast personality and spokesman, joins the staff of Oregon Partnership, effective immediately.
“We received 70 applications for the Communications Director position, and Tom was selected from an outstanding field of candidates from the media, broadcast, and publ
Here's a good example of positive action taken to discourage drug use among youth....A press release from Umpqua Partners:
Concern expressed by a community volunteer of UMPQUA PARTNERS FOR A DRUG-FREE FUTURE, a drug prevention coalition in Douglas County, has resulted in Borders Group, Inc.