Problem Drinking Prevention

Alcohol and Events

Alcohol and Events

Steps to Prevent Underage Drinking and Intoxication at Community Events & Festivals Planning & Promotion Fence the Alcohol Service Area. Restrict alcohol sales to a designated location where underage youth are not allowed. Use Wristbands. Wristbands easily identify people who are 21 and older. IDs should still be checked when purchasing alcohol. Post Visible Signs. Post […]

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Suicide Prevention

After A Suicide – Postvention

After A Suicide – Postvention

Postvention refers to programs and interventions for survivors following a death by suicide. These activities help alleviate the suffering and emotional distress of suicide survivors and help prevent suicide contagion. (Preventing Suicide:  A Toolkit for High Schools, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2012 Resources After a Suicide:  A Toolkit for Schools, Suicide Prevention […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention

Implications of the Emerging Trends in Gambling

Implications of the Emerging Trends in Gambling

Don Feeney & Julie Hynes / National Conference on Problem Gambling July 21, 2017 – Portland, OR Don Feeney and Julie Hynes discussed emerging forms of gambling and their implications for a wide range of issues relating to problem gambling. How well do current gambling & problem gambling regulations, policy and programs meet the challenges posed by new […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Mind Your Mind Project

Mind Your Mind Project

Thanks to everyone who participated in Mind Your Mind Month!  For ideas on how to “mind your mind” everyday, go to: www.mindyourmindproject.org  

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Tobacco Prevention

Celebrating 20 Years of Tobacco Prevention Success in Lane County

Celebrating 20 Years of Tobacco Prevention Success in Lane County

On Friday, May 19, Governor Brown visited Cottage Grove High School to celebrate the Tobacco Prevention & Education Program’s (TPEP) 20th Anniversary.  Upon entering the event, attendees received colorful “Everyday Tobacco Free” bracelets from the Cottage Grove Youth Advisory Council (YAC).  The room was nearly packed to its 96 person fire code capacity, and the […]

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Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

| June 19, 2017

Mission: To reduce the negative effects of problem/disordered gambling in Lane County. About the Committee: The Problem Gambling Advisory Committee advises Lane County problem gambling prevention staff on gambling-related issues facing Lane County. Topics include: awareness activities (see: media, youth posters, videos), gambling access issues and policies, and efforts to increase problem gambling awareness throughout Lane County.  Anyone […]

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Addictive Behaviors Course at UO – Problem Gambling, Julie Hynes

| June 15, 2017

Slides from Class – Problem Gambling – June 19, 2017 Welcome! The slide deck and other resources are posted here for your reference. Questions or comments? Contact me. Best wishes in all you do! A few key resources in the news on esports and daily fantasy sports to watch/read and share: How a 16-year-old gamer turned […]

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Problem Gambling: Key Considerations for Behavioral Health Providers

Problem Gambling: Key Considerations for Behavioral Health Providers

| June 8, 2017

A training for Lane County Behavioral Health providers   Thank you for your time! The complete, “clickable” slide deck is below. Additional resources may be added following your questions and comments during the training. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck   Additional Resources: www.opgr.org – Oregon Problem Gambling Resource Screening […]

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