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

2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

Want to vote on your favorite videos? Click here! Have any questions? Let us know! FAQs Can I just “share” your link on my Facebook and have those votes still count? No. Unfortunately, due to privacy settings, we are unable to count all of the votes from shared posts.  So, we ask voters to actually click “like” […]

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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

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 Holiday Party Planners [Adapted from Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s holiday […]

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Other Recent Posts

Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Providers

| April 7, 2015

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Emily Buff Bear, MPH

Emily Buff Bear, MPH

| March 26, 2015

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected] | 541-682-6480 Emily Bear is a prevention specialist at Lane County focusing on substance abuse prevention. Emily works with team members in planning and  implementing the Lane County alcohol and drug prevention work plan. She enjoys collaborating with advisory groups and with community partners on issues at the local and state […]

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Suicide Prevention App for Providers

Suicide Prevention App for Providers

| March 12, 2015

SuicideSafe–a new FREE app for behavioral health and primary care providers to help in applying suicide prevention strategies into their practices. http://store.samhsa.gov/apps/suicidesafe/index.html  

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