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Adapt – Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment Program

Medication-assisted treatment and recovery combines prescribed medications with counseling and behavioral therapies, community-based services and recovery supports to help people achieve long-term recovery from alcohol, opioid and other drug dependence. Adapt’s OTP offers medication-assisted treatment in a professional, safe, convenient, and caring environment.  

Adapt Releases 2017 Annual Report

Adapt today released its Annual Report for 2017. The report provides information about the delivery of primary care, behavioral health care, and prevention services over the past year, and highlights successes in growing a comprehensive system of care to support the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities in Douglas, Josephine, Coos and Curry […]

Local Tobacco Prevention & Education Program Moves to Douglas Public Health Network

Effective 11/1/18, Douglas County’s Tobacco Prevention & Education Program (TPEP) will be carried out by Douglas Public Health Network. TPEP transitioned to Adapt in 2014 with the reorganization of public health in Douglas County. “We are grateful to have had an opportunity to sustain this work, and we look forward to working with Douglas Public […]

Community Response to Mental Health Emergencies

It is estimated that over 8,300 Douglas County residents are living with a mental health diagnosis. Although having a mental health diagnosis does not always result in a mental health emergency, Compass Behavioral Health Pre-Commitment Investigators have processed more than 13 civil commitments since January 2018—more than double the average of the previous three years—and […]

SouthRiver Receives Funding to Expand Access to Substance Use & Mental Health Services

SouthRiver Community Health Center has been awarded a $330,500 grant to expand access to mental health services, and substance abuse services for its health center patients. These integrated services focus on the treatment, prevention, and awareness of opioid abuse. The U.S. Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) awarded over $396 million […]

23rd Annual Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Organizers Encourage Oregonians to “Take a Break”

On September 29, 2018, Oregon will celebrate its 23rd annual Problem Gamblers Awareness Day with a Proclamation from Governor Kate Brown and the support of the Oregon Health Authority. The commemoration of Awareness Day was started by Eugene resident, Ronda Hatefi, with the support of former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber. Hatefi started Problem Gamblers Awareness […]

Supporting Survivors and Victims of Domestic Violence

The prevalence of domestic violence in the United States and Oregon in particular is staggering: Over 1 in 3 women and 1 in 3 men in Oregon report having experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime. Sometimes it is difficult to recognize the effect an abusive […]

The Blast for Prevention 2018

Adapt’s Prevention & Education Program will host The Blast For Prevention Color Blasting 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The Blast will be chip timed by Eclectic Edge Racing. Color Blasting using non-toxic colored cornstarch will take place throughout the course. The Color Blast colors allow participants to show support for the community health issues that matter most to them: […]