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The people of Trainsong sing of community and idiots

By Travis Loose

EUGENE, Ore. — They’re connected, they watch each other’s backs and they’re tired of having a bad reputation.

Stretching only 1.4 miles North to South and 1 mile East to West, Northwest Eugene’s Trainsong neighborhood is Eugene’s smallest neighborhood. 486 more words

Stop Trying to Tell Me I'm Okay: Coming Clean-Depression, Anxiety and Those Who Suffer from Illness

Hello, my name is Hannah, and I have severe anxiety. (Hi, Hannah!). I also suffer from bouts of severe depression, which I have fought my whole life. 1,840 more words

Collateral Damage

   What with all the opiod drug use around us, and adding to that, the tremendous alcohol and chronic marijuana use, I wonder if the addict thinks about the collateral damage they create?   213 more words


Oakland County Hosts Forum To Address Growing Heroin Epidemic

PONTIAC (WWJ) – Sheriff Mike Bouchard says they’ve seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County from last year. 307 more words


Pot Use May Be Bad For You After All

So. You know that occasional joint? Turns out, a new study says it might not be as okay as you thought it was.

In the first study to link casual marijuana use to major brain changes, researchers say that even occasionally smoking marijuana may rewire your brain and cause structural changes. 508 more words

Gender Differences in Primary Substance of Abuse across Age Groups

Gender Differences in Primary Substance of Abuse across Age Groups
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

+ In 2011, about 609,000 of the 1.84 million admissions to substance abuse treatment were female (33.1 percent), and 1.23 million were male (66.9 percent)

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Gender And Sexuality

When I met Crystal

The sun rips my skin underneath,
Should I be bothered by the heat;
Or let go and run?
Oh, I will never know.

I once knew and met a girl, 552 more words