From left: Kristy Laschober, Brandon Orr, and Stephanie Mendenhall. Photo provided by Recovery Café Medford.

How Recovery Café Medford used a podcast to reach community through the pandemic

Brandon Orr, Reclaiming Lives/Recovery Café Medford Manager, has that knack for talking. He is straightforward, laughs a lot, and in everything he says, he communicates compassion. “Brandon is very outspoken and compelling and people like to be around him,” said Executive Director of RC Medford, Stephanie Mendenhall.                        From left: Kristy Laschober, Stephanie Mendenhall, and […]

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Recovery Café Jefferson County is closer to opening its doors! 

“Truly new ground.” Starting around mid-March, it seemed like just about everyone I’d ever given my email address to was reaching out with an update on how their entity was addressing the growing pandemic. Reading the opening lines in succession almost turns into a poem, which conveys the feeling of those initial days, and the […]

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A Reflection from Killian

  In the Gospel of Thomas — an ancient, sacred writing that didn’t make the cut into the Bible–Jesus says, “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.” Recently, […]

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