Health Share of Oregon has made possible the innovative Wheelhouse network to bring Medication Assisted Treatment to more people in our community. Check out this video and press release to learn more!
Welcome to CODA's website! We hope you find it useful and easy to use, whether you are seeking treatment for yourself or someone else, looking for reliable information on treatment for alcohol, drug or mental health conditions, or exploring careers in the important field of behavioral health.
Governor Kate Brown’s Opioid Epidemic Task Force is holding its first meeting today, September 19! Gov. Brown is also signing House Bill 3440, a comprehensive bill that removes barriers the lifesaving overdose drug Naloxone, improves access to Drug Court, and prohibits insurance companies from requiring preauthorization for the first 30 days […] Read more »
The New York Times takes a fascinating look at the emergence of Alcoholics Anonymous in Iran. Moving from a culture in which beatings are the go-to approach for substance use disorders involving alcohol, a new attitude is slowly developing, bringing acceptance of the 12-step model and more openness about the […] Read more »
Have you seen the latest Health Share of Oregon video about Project Nurture? Check it out! CODA is very proud to work with the new moms and pregnant women in medication-assisted treatment who come to this remarkable program. Read more »
The state of Rhode Island is putting medication-assisted treatment in reach of all prison inmates! Evidence-based treatment — the science that helps CODA patients every day — is helping people there rebuild their lives in settings where they have typically been unable to get any services. Check it out: https://www.statnews.com/2017/…/03/opioid-treatment-prisons/ Read more »
CODA is very proud to be a recipient of a GROW grant from Advantis Credit Union. More than 20,000 votes were cast to determine which seven nonprofit organizations would be selected to receive a grant supporting long-term benefits to the families in our community. The funds will provide great new […] Read more »
Dr. Honora Englander, MD, FACP, Director/PI, Improving Addiction Care Team (Project IMPACT) at Oregon Health & Science University, was honored at this year’s event on April 4. Check out the terrific coverage in Portland’s Society Page! Check out the We Are CODA 2017 video! To learn more about the great […] Read more »
All too often, substance use disorders can be viewed as health challenges that exist separately from other conditions. SAMHSA (the federal Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration) has been a partner in the Million Hearts Initiative with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This initiative has focused […] Read more »
Methadone remains one of the most effective medicines for treating opioid use disorders. Check out this thoughtful article in The Fix by Jessica Gregg, MD. Read more »
Co-dependents Anonymous has a domain name very close to that of our agency. We are codainc.org and they are coda.org — coda without the “inc”. If you’re looking for the Co-Dependents Anonymous site, which has lots of useful info, you will find it at coda.org Read more »