Problem Drinking Prevention

Respect the Neighborhood

Respect the Neighborhood

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

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Learn more about helping those who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health or suicidal crisis. For a list of upcoming trainings, click on the flyer below. General training flyer Fall 2015 Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention

2015 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

2015 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) It’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Workplace Mental Health

Workplace Mental Health

Employee mental wellness is just as important as physical wellness in creating and maintaining a healthy, safe and productive workplace.  Key to achieving this is creating a workplace environment that promotes mental wellness, supports employees’ efforts to maintain their mental health, and encourages help-seeking when needed. Unfortunately, 60% of Americans cited work as very/somewhat significant […]

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Other Drug Prevention

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Prescription Drug Take Back Event Coming Soon – Spring 2016 The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and the DEA will host the next Prescription Drug Take Back Event in Spring of 2016 in Veneta, Oregon. Last October, Americans turned in 324 tons (over 647,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at over 4,114 sites operated by the DEA […]

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School-Based Prevention

BMI Surveillance Project

Childhood obesity is an issue of increasing national concern. While we know that overweight and obesity has increased nationwide, we often don’t have sufficient data to understand the extent of the problem in our local communities. Thanks to a partnership with Trillium Community Health Plan and the Oregon Research Institute, Lane County Public Health is […]

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Other Recent Posts

Selam Wako

Selam Wako

| February 5, 2016

Prevention Team Intern Graduate Student, University of Oregon’s Master of Prevention Science Program Contact: [email protected]  Selam Wako began her internship with the prevention team in February 2016. She recently graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Psychology and Family Human Services. Selam is working on her M.Ed. in Prevention Science, a degree she anticipates receiving […]

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Good Behavior Game – FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions for Teachers

| February 3, 2016

Still have unanswered questions? Contact us! Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

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Tyra Jansson

Tyra Jansson

| January 29, 2016

Prevention Team Intern Contact: [email protected] Tyra is a Master of Public Health candidate at Oregon State University in the management and policy track. She is completing her capstone internship with PreventionLane, examining the possibilities surrounding billing and alternative payment methods. Her professional interests include health equity policy, community development through community engagement and active lifestyles, […]

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