Serenity Lane Awards Community Leaders

EUGENE, Ore. — One of Eugene’s top alcohol and drug treatment centers hosted a community breakfast Wednesday. They’re recognizing those on the front lines of addiction treatment. Serenity Lane hosted its second annual community breakfast at the Eugene Hilton and the public was invited.¬†The organization presented¬†six awards to members of the community who have contributed … Continue reading »

Group Honors People Treating Addiction

EUGENE, Ore. — Experts say an estimated half a million Oregonians suffer from alcohol or drug addiction. But one organization in Eugene is helping to fight the disease. Serenity Lane is a nonprofit treatment and residential center that was founded in 1973. On Wednesday the organization will hold its second annual community awards breakfast. It’s … Continue reading »

Serenity Lane Fights Drug, Alcohol Abuse

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It’s 7:30 on a Thursday morning in Springfield. The lobby and emergency room at the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center are deserted, all except for room 16–the designated ‘safe room’ where the drunk and the high can come down slowly. This morning’s occupant is a 72-year-old man intoxicated, depressed and exhausted. He has almost … Continue reading »