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October 31, 2016

Bend Brings The Spice With Annual Chili Cook Off

Lots of thanks to the talented cooks, judges and eaters who made our annual Chili Cook Off a success! More than 30 people came out to eat, fellowship and enjoy some experience, strength and hope from…

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October 25, 2016

Video Series Part 1: Recovery Is Treating The Whole Patient

The first in our series about how Serenity Lane is working to help individuals recover from alcohol…

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October 24, 2016

Be Your Own Thing

Over the weekend Saturday Night Live gifted us with David S Pumpkins. This quirky, endearing and…

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June 10, 2016

Signs Of Meth Abuse

Methamphetamine, commonly known as meth, crystal meth or ice, is an odorless crystalline powder…

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June 10, 2016

Symptoms Of Addiction

Tolerance – the need to engage in the addictive behavior more and more to get the desired effect…

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June 10, 2016

Synthetic Drugs: A Growing Threat

Synthetic drugs such as bath salts or synthetic marijuana (usually known as spice or K2) are…

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June 10, 2016

A Difficult Conversation: Talking To Kids When A Parent Is Addicted

Talking to kids about addiction and treatment is difficult and requires considerable patience, but…

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June 10, 2016

Facts About Women And Addiction

Traditionally, funding for addiction research has focused primarily on men, and it wasn’t until…

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June 10, 2016

You Think Your Friend Or Family Member Is Drinking Too Much: What Now?

by Mary H. Dyer If you suspect a friend or family member is drinking too much, you’re in a tough…

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February 5, 2016

A Vision Renewed

It was ironic in 1973 when Dr. Thomas Kerns raised $100,000 to purchase an on old fraternity house…

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January 26, 2016

Serenity Lane Set For Major Expansion

by Mary Daniels, Director of Marketing January 26 2016 After 43 years in one location in Eugene,…

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September 5, 2015

Legalization Of Marijuana: Treatment Providers Expect Trouble For Years To Come

by Mary Helen Dyer Oregon was the first state in the nation to decriminalize possession of small…

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April 27, 2015

A Long Look At Codependency

Almost 30 years ago, author Melody Beattie suggested a controversial idea. She said that some…

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April 23, 2015

In Recovery Or In Relapse?

If you spend time with treatment professionals, you’ll occasionally hear them make a strong…

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February 23, 2015

Why These Two Drugs Are So Difficult To Quit

Cocaine and methamphetamine. In interviews lately, I’ve fielded several questions about cocaine…

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December 22, 2014

The Things We Tell Ourselves

We’ve heard the message countless times before: don’t drink and drive. It may be a public…

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August 24, 2014

Seeing the unseen heroes

One of the most painful moments we treatment providers ever experience is seeing the damage that…

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August 8, 2014

The Benefits of Naltrexone and Vivitrol

The physicians at Serenity Lane are board-certified in Addiction Medicine, a relatively new medical…

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July 27, 2014

The spiritual aspect of getting well

One of the more controversial aspects of treatment for chemical dependency is the use of…

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June 24, 2014

Drinking and summer activities: a risky mix

Summer’s officially here – and with it comes warm weather, Fourth of July fireworks, boating…

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