News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

A Santiam Hospital community health worker administers a blood sugar and cholesterol screening test at the April 11 Santiam Canyon Community Health Fair in Mill City. Submitted

Good turnout for health fair

More than 50 community members participated in a community health fair held Thursday, April 11 at the Canyon Service Center in Mill City. Volunteers and area agencies and professionals provided a wide range of health-related […]

Oregon Health Authority funding has provided Linn County’s Crisis Intrvention Team with a mobile clinic. SUBMITTED PHOTO

County extends mental health outreach

ALBANY — Linn County has provided mental health crisis assistance to rural areas for a long time.  But starting this month, the county’s Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) will be able to provide in-person services […]

Unmasking the dangers of fake pills

Ever wonder what makes counterfeit pills containing fentanyl so dangerous? A one-minute video shows a DEA chemist clearly explain the dangers.  Linn Together encourages parents and teachers to watch the video with youth to start […]

Why talk about alcohol with your kids?

Parents have everyday opportunities to talk to their kids about alcohol. Here’s a few reasons to take advantage of those moments to share expectations around not using alcohol and other drugs: Parents have significant influence […]

Adult mental health first aid training

Adult Mental Health First Aid is an entry-level training that teaches you how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis, and connect them to the […]