Problem Drinking Prevention

Respect the Neighborood

Respect the Neighborood

Respect Yourself, Respect the Neighborhood: Preventing Sales to Intoxicated Customers and Lowering Intoxication Levels Tips For Bar & Restaurant Establishments Remind servers about he importance of not selling to someone who has had too much to drink and has visible signs of intoxication. Find ways to reward staff for refusing sales to intoxicated customers. Keep customers […]

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Suicide Prevention

Means Restriction/Firearm Safety

Means Restriction/Firearm Safety

Restricting access to lethal/harmful means of self-harm is an important strategy for preventing suicide and injury. If you’re concerned about a friend or loved one, here are some initial steps you can take to keep them safe: Call one of these crisis lines to get advice and support: 911: Imminent danger to self or others […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention

The Good Behavior Game

The Good Behavior Game

The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a research-based behavior management model that increases student academic time by decreasing disruptive behaviors. Through the Good Behavior Game, students work together, as members of teams, to create a positive learning environment by self-monitoring their own behavior as well as that of their classmates. Teachers use the GBG during the regular school day.

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Mental Health Promotion

Adverse Childhood Experiences / Trauma

Adverse Childhood Experiences / Trauma

Early childhood experiences have lasting, measurable consequences later in life; therefore, fostering emotional well-being from the earliest stages of life helps build a foundation for overall health and well-being.  National Prevention Council, National Prevention Strategy, 2011.   From results of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, we have learned that traumatic events and experiences that […]

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Other Drug Prevention

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your old or unused prescription drugs year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County? Click here. Coburg Police Department Lobby – 91136 North Willamette Street 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri Cottage Grove Police Department Lobby 400 East Main Street 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri Eugene Police Department Lobby 300 Country Club Road 24 Hours Lane County Sheriff’s Office Lobby […]

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Healthy Families

Tips for safe holiday event planning

Tips for safe holiday event planning

While intended to be fun,  many holidays can be a stressful time for many of us. Check out the tips below to help enjoy a safe and happy holiday season. Know someone who is depressed or suicidal? Get resources here. Life-Saving Tips for Party Planners [Adapted from Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s party tips] Serve plenty of […]

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Other Recent Posts

Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

| May 28, 2015

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.4623 Michelle Hampton (formerly Lowery) coordinates the school-based prevention work for Lane County Public Health. Michelle’s work history includes substance abuse prevention; supporting mental health work under 100% Access, family support work with young parents in housing, parenting and life skills; county coordination of a child abuse prevention program […]

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Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

| May 12, 2015

For immediate release – 5/13/15 On Wednesday May 13, several Crow High School students and their drama teacher, Heather Hohnstein, were honored at a school-wide assembly for their award-winning entries in a statewide problem gambling awareness video contest. Lane County Public Health, in coordination with Jackson County Health & Human Services, sponsored the contest, which was held throughout […]

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Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones

| May 8, 2015

Content & Creative Design Consultant, Oregon Problem Gambling Services Web Designer Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.3317 Kelsey is in her final term at the University of Oregon in the Family and Human Services program which gave her the opportunity to intern at various organizations within the Lane County community. Such locations include the Vivian Olum Child Development […]

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