Oregon will soon have its first tribal-owned and operated opioid treatment clinic. The Confederate Tribes of Grand Ronde plan to open the Great Circle Recovery Opioid Treatment Program in Salem later this month. The facility will focus on a comprehensive and culture-specific approach, offering ceremonial burning of sage and other spiritual practices, as well as drug treatments such as suboxone and methadone.

We speak to Tribal Health and Wellness Director Kelly Rowe about the vision for this project and future plans for Tribal Healthcare.

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