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Maya Blackmun is Juliette's House's Chief Communications Officer.

Increased Overdose Risk in Yamhill County That Can Be Fatal

Warning: Unprecedented Overdose Risk in Yamhill County due to Counterfeit Pills

The Yamhill County Health Department and Sheriff’s Office are warning about overdoses related to altered pills and substances laced with fentanyl.

County officials say “the risk has now been enhanced” and “unlike any opioid challenge we have faced.”

Juliette’s House joins in the alarm given our mission, with teens and those dealing with mental health challenges due to past child abuse are at heightened risk.

County officials urge everyone:

  • not to take any pain reliever that does not come from their doctors or a licensed pharmacy
  • to never use opioids alone
  • that if they use opioids, or know someone who does, to carry multiple does of overdose-reversal drug naloxone (brand name Narcan) and […]
2021-09-20T14:12:55-07:00September 20th, 2021|

Juliette’s House CEO quoted in New York Times column

Juliette’s House CEO Russell Mark Quoted in New York Times column

Nicholas Kristof’s column in The New York Times – available online May 29 and in print editions May 30 – gives a sweeping overview of the indirect toll of COVID-19 with a call to address the longstanding societal problems.

Kristof details, in both big picture and personal stories, the impact of the pandemic in aggravating many societal problems including childhood trauma. The column from Yamhill’s own includes insights from Russell Mark, Juliette’s House Chief Executive Officer, about isolation and the dangers to children.

2021-05-29T16:02:33-07:00May 29th, 2021|
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