Substance Abuse

“Jayden” benefits from the Caring for Kids Campaign

  By Theresa Hart, Development Director for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County In March, we created three stories of children who have received services in our Medical Department for our Caring for Kids Campaign. These stories were based on real life experiences of children who had received services in our Medical Department. The

The tragedy of Victoria Martens we must prevent in the future

  By Tammi Pitzen, Executive Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County Today I am sitting in my office trying to get caught up after the big snow fall in Medford.  The office is officially closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  It is very quiet and peaceful here. I have

Childhood trauma’s link to adult health & premature death

  This is a post by Betsy Lewis, a Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Consultant working at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County   I make posts on Facebook for the Children’s Advocacy Center, so I read and think about child abuse almost every day. Not easy reading, but it’s minor, considering that there are

A Call To Action

This is a guest post by Robin Miller, MD MHS. Just over a week ago we lost a family friend to a heroin overdose. A drug that was rarely found in the mainstream when I was growing up is now extremely common in high schools, Middle American neighborhoods and even Wall Street. We have a