recidivism Oregon's First Tribally-Run Opioid Clinic Prepares To Make A Difference By Brian Bull • Mar 9, 2021 Brian Bull / KLCC The opioid epidemic has hurt Native American communities more than any other demographic. A CDC study shows a more than 500 percent spike in opioid-related deaths for native people between 1999 and 2015. To fight this trend, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde is opening Oregon’s first tribally-owned opioid treatment program. Eugene Nonprofit Expands Affordable Housing Efforts By Melorie Begay • Apr 8, 2019 Melorie Begay/KLCC News A Eugene nonprofit broke ground on a new tiny home housing project, last Friday. The aim is to reduce homelessness and recidivism while keeping sustainability in mind. Eugene Nonprofit Offers Ex-convicts Stable Housing By Melorie Begay • Jan 17, 2019 Melorie Begay/KLCC News In 2018 there were close to 15,000 people serving time in prisons across the state, according to the Oregon Department of Corrections. As of last month over 500 people were released into Lane County. At-Risk Youth Give Back To Community Through Holiday Meal By Melorie Begay • Dec 12, 2018 Melorie Begay Lane County Youth Services held their annual community holiday dinner on Wednesday. The event was part of a culinary program that juvenile offenders can participate in. Local Project Offers A Housing Solution For The Formerly Incarcerated By Melorie Begay • Nov 28, 2018 Melorie Begay/KLCC News Listen Listening... / 1:02 A Lane County partnership has developed a new framework for reducing recidivism. If all goes well, that plan could become a national model.