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ARC in the News – Why Oregon Police Favor “De-Felonizing” Some Drugs

Medford, Ore. —¬†Headlines in other parts of the country keep saying Oregon has “decriminalized” some drug offenses

That is not quite the case, but it is true that the legislature recently voted to turn some drug possession felonies into misdemeanors.

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By |July 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Why Oregon Police Favor “De-Felonizing” Some Drugs

ARC in the News – Oregon Health Authority Looks to Help Patients

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon Health Authority is looking at the growing need for behavioral health services through new recommendations.

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By |April 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Oregon Health Authority Looks to Help Patients

ARC in the News – Addiction Treatment in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Addictions Recovery Center’s Clinical and Behavioral Health Services Director Dr. Darryl Inaba is weighing in on the changing nature of addiction treatment services in the Rogue Valley.

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By |February 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Addiction Treatment in the Rogue Valley

New Warming Shelter Opens in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rogue Retreat in Medford is working to ensure homeless individuals in our area aren’t left out in the cold.

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By |January 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New Warming Shelter Opens in Medford

ARC in the News – Courts Dealing with Meth Insanity Defenses

Methamphetamine can trigger schizophrenic-like mental illness, raising legal questions about guilt and punishment when users commit violent acts while hallucinating.

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By |January 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Courts Dealing with Meth Insanity Defenses

ARC in the News – Electrical Device Gives Addicts Hope Amid Withdrawal

Medford, Ore. – In the midst of heroin withdrawal, Brandi sat with her head in her hands as she suffered through nausea, aching muscles and bones, sweating, body tremors, anxiety and the almost overwhelming urge to bolt from Rogue Valley Fresh Start Detox and find a fix.

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By |November 7th, 2016|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Electrical Device Gives Addicts Hope Amid Withdrawal

ARC in the News – Marijuana Classification Debate Raises Questions

MEDFORD, Ore. — The drug enforcement administration has denied a petition to change marijuana from schedule one to schedule two under the Controlled Substances Act.

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By |August 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Marijuana Classification Debate Raises Questions

ARC in the News – East Main Open House

MEDFORD, Ore. — Addictions Recovery Center celebrated a year of expanding services in Medford on Friday.

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By |June 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – East Main Open House

ARC in the News – New Gambling Program

SALEM, Ore. — Beginning this month, the Oregon Lottery is launching “Responsible Gambling & You,” an online training program for Lottery retailers and their employees.

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By |June 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – New Gambling Program

ARC in the News – Jackson County Drug Court

MEDFORD, Ore. — Strenuous drug court in Jackson County is a game changer for the 55.5 percent who graduate.

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By |June 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on ARC in the News – Jackson County Drug Court