Serenity Lane to Honor Community Members

EUGENE, Ore. — Wednesday is Serenity Lane’s Community Awards Breakfast, where a long list of deserving individuals will receive recognition for their fight against alcohol and drug abuse. This is the third year for the breakfast, and more than a dozen people will be spotlighted. The winner of the Mayor’s Award is Michael Wright, Program … Continue reading »

Leap Of Faith For Recovery

CRESWELL, Ore.– A group of recovering addicts from Serenity Lane celebrated recovery in a unique way- by skydiving. Their message is that there is life after the death of addiction. 15 people made the jump at Eugene Skydivers in Creswell. One of them is Greg Overby. He is celebrating 58 days of sobriety. “This jump … Continue reading »

Serenity Lane Breaks Ground in Coburg

COBURG, Ore. — Serenity Lane officially broke ground at its new location in Coburg Wednesday morning. Over the last 40 years, the current facilities have helped about 60,000 people overcome drug and alcohol addictions. The 15-acre property will double the available number of beds to 130, allowing them to help even more. “Those are numbers … Continue reading »

Serenity Lane Expands

COBURG, Ore. — A Eugene treatment center hopes to help even more people recover from alcohol and drug abuse. Work is underway on a $30 million expansion at Serenity Lane. The sale of a piece of property off Industrial Road in Coburg went through in 2008, but the heavy equipment just rolled in, last week. … Continue reading »

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 »