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 »