The Orion

Battling the opioid crisis with Naloxone

Kimberly Morales, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Training hosted by the Northern Valley Harm Reduction Coalition extended the conversation of preventing and surviving an opioid overdose on Monday, inside Blackbird Cafe.  The training opened Chico residents to the opportunity to learn how to identify the symptoms of an opioid overdose as well as te...

Hundreds of Chico citizens show up for needle protest

A sign that reads, “Would u give a suicidal persona gun? Then why give an addict a syringe?

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

A deafening crowd of protesters clogged the sidewalk and steps around the Chico City Council chambers to show discontempt for the North Valley Harm Reduction Coalition on the corner of East Fourth and Main streets last Tuesday.   The bulk of the protestors encouraged their elected officials to m...

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