Problem Drinking Prevention

The Eugene-Springfield Prevention Coalition Needs YOU!

The Eugene-Springfield Prevention Coalition Needs YOU!

The Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition is recruiting new members!  The coalition is comprised of community members who are passionate about creating the healthiest community we can be. We received a five year federal grant that will help us implement strategies in the community. Our focus is on youth ages 11-17 in Eugene and Springfield and on reducing use […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention

Super Bowl 2015: Keeping it a “safe bet”

Super Bowl 2015: Keeping it a “safe bet”

Sherman or Brady? Fun with Skittles or fun with Gronk? No matter your pick in the 49th Super Bowl, we’ve got tips for keeping your time a safe bet. January 26, 2015  (updated February 1, 2015) by Julie Hynes It seems like this year more than most, we’ve had our share of drama-filled, media-snark moments leading up to Super […]

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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

Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Beginning on July 1, 2015, Measure 91 will allow the personal use and possession of marijuana under Oregon law for people who are 21 years of age and older. However, many things in our current marijuana laws will remain illegal for any person.   It is important to be aware of Oregon’s changing laws around marijuana. […]

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Healthy Families

Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

Tips to Help Enjoy a Safe & Happy Holiday Season While intended to be “merry and bright,” the 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 […]

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Other Recent Posts

Effective Prevention – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

| February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 Guest lecture at Youth Substance Use, Lane Community College. February 18, 2015 with Julie Hynes, MA, CPS

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Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

| February 10, 2015

It is strongly recommended that pregnant women as well as their partners do not use marijuana, tobacco, alcohol or any other drug due to possibility of impacting the healthy development of the baby. Research suggests that THC, one of the main chemicals in marijuana, can pass from the mother to the developing fetus through the placenta. Additionally, smoking […]

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CDC Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity

| January 20, 2015

CDC’s Goal: To recommend a set of obesity prevention strategies and corresponding measurements, or indicators, that local governments can use to plan, implement, and monitor policy and environmental initiatives to prevent obesity. Strategies to Promote the Availability of Affordable Healthy Food & Beverages Increase availability of healthier food and beverage choices in public service venues […]

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