Archive for May 2019

Coos County Out of the Darkness Event

Waterfall Community Health Center is a proud sponsor of ALL of the Suicide Awareness walks in Oregon this year and we aim to reduce the suicide rate in Coos County significantly.  Please click the link to sign up and join us on September 7, 2019. http://www.afsp.org/cooscounty

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South Coast Human Trafficking Seminar

Please see the attached flyer for information on the Human Trafficking Awareness training offered on May 30th 2019. Waterfall has played a role in bringing this important training to the Southern Oregon Coast. The training aims to bring to light the rising epidemic of sexually trafficked individuals and will discuss strategies to address trafficking in…

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#GoneButNotForgotten

Sunday May 5th was the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. You may recall that I posted about this epidemic last November: “It is North America’s dark, open secret that as a vulnerable and marginalized population, native women are far more likely to be raped, and far more likely to be…

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An Afternoon of Hope

What: Afternoon of Hope Where: North Bend HS, gymnasium When: Sunday, June 2nd 4-6:00 pm “Coos County has the fourth highest suicide rate in the State of Oregon (1 person every 3 weeks). Families are living on the streets. Drug use on the rise. Gen Z and Gen Y are the most depressed generations in recorded…

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May Food of the Month- SALMON!

May’s Food of the Month is the delicious Salmon! Salmon, and other cold-water fish like tuna, mackerel and sardines, are considered a good source of protein and healthy omega 3 fatty acids. These beneficial fats (DHA  and EPA) are believed to contribute to heart health, brain function and reduced inflammation. New evidence suggests omega 3 fats may also…

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Day of Caring Fun!

On Saturday, April 20th, Waterfall employees and their families participated in the United Way’s “Day of Caring.”  We added our resources to 130 volunteers from other community agencies and were able to help 40 households with yard work.  One Day of Caring recipient had this to say: “The crew that came to my house was…

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