Bend students lead changes to menstrual product access in state schools

by Ally Osborne | Central Oregon Daily News | A group of Bend High School students used their voices to bring change to schools across the state. “It was really empowering,” said Olive Nye, a Junior at Bend High School Nye is one of two Bend High School students who advocated to the state regarding …

Harm Reduction

New York City allows the nation’s 1st supervised consumption sites for illegal drugs. From NPR.org | by Brian Mann | Officials in New York City say the first government-approved supervised drug injection sites in the nation began offering services to people with addiction on Tuesday. The program, backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, is part …

SAMHSA’s Commitment to Suicide Prevention

SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the United States Government. https://www.samhsa.gov/blog/samhsas-commitment-suicide-prevention September marks National Suicide Prevention Month – a month where we come together as a nation to commit to making suicide prevention a national priority. It is also a month to remember the lives lost to suicide, support the …

Dual System Youth:

At the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Delinquency From the National Institute of Justice Journal. “Youth who have experienced both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have complex needs that require collaborative, multipronged interventions.” https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/dual-system-youth-intersection-child-maltreatment-and-delinquency