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News & Events

Coalition Updates

Check out this page for events and news related to our coalition and opioid safety.

SOSC Siskiyou County Data Report Card

SOSC Siskiyou County Data Report Card

The SOSC Data Sub-Committee maintains a data report card with the most current accessible data related to opioid use in Siskiyou County. SOSC Siskiyou County Data Report Card  

Is Methadone For Me?

Is Methadone For Me?

Methadone is a medication used to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Methadone is a long-acting full opioid agonist, and a schedule II controlled medication. Methadone, a long-acting opioid agonist, reduces opioid craving and withdrawal and blunts or blocks the effects...

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Local Opioid Coalitions are Making a Difference in California The Public Health Institute has found greater progress in fighting the opioid epidemic in counties with local coalitions that are part of the California Opioid Safety Network, like our Siskiyou Opioid Safety...

Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day

Every year the Drug Enforcement Administration promotes national prescription drug take back events on the last Saturday of April and October. These events are held to help combat the opioid epidemic and provide a safe, convenient, and ecological way to dispose of...