Aid On the Asphalt

Schizophrenics waking up in parking lots bloody and disoriented, suicidal college women threatening to jump, junkies in bathroom stalls, half-dead, face-down ‹ this is a side of Eugene witnessed by people who choose to look after the city in ways most dont or wont. Men and women working in the shadow of their better-known cohorts, Eugenes fire and police departments, CAHOOTS fills a niche somewhere between counseling and emergency medical care ‹ it helps people. The need is there every day, and so is CAHOOTS. Continue reading