Alysha Meadows, clinical supervisor at the Grants Pass Treatment Center, shows the wall of butterflies treatment center patients have painted on the wall over the last year. The treatment center, the only opioid-specific treatment center in the county, has serviced an estimated 450 to 500 people since it opened a year ago.
By Madeline Shannon of the Daily Courier
Alysha Meadows, clinical supervisor at the Grants Pass Treatment Center, walked down the back hallway of the building, flanked by paintings of butterflies on the navy blue walls.
"Historically, butterflies' process of changing mimics and mirrors the stages of change in addiction," Meadows said. "So they're a great visual symbol of what our clients are trying to achieve. We use this to give them a visual of where they can get, and they put their own butterflies on these walls." Read More »
Fifteen children and 12 adults sat around a large multi-colored parachute Thursday to sing songs, play and interact during the sixth-anniversary celebration of Baby Rhyme Time, a free group for parents and young children.
"Our mission is to get new moms to meet other new moms," said Kelly Carter, of Early Childhood Services, who leads the group with Bo Alderton, who works with Family Support and Connections. "Having a baby can be isolating." Read More »
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The mountains circling Grants Pass can feel like old friends that we see every day. But how much do you know about them? Ever wonder what those mountains are called, and why? The Daily Courier has compiled names and their origins, along with other information, for most of them within sight in an interactive project.
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