Problem Drinking Prevention

When a Loved One is Abusing Drugs/Alcohol: Resources for Youth and Young Adults

It’s not your fault! You are NOT the cause of anyone else’s drinking or behavior. You can’t change or control anyone but yourself. You don’t have to accept their drinking/drug use, but can still love the person with the problem. They need help. You can build a good and healthy life for yourself, whether the alcoholic still drinks or not.

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Suicide Prevention

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Featured Event Making Connections:  Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences November 4-6, 2014  | Eugene, OR Conference goals: Increase understanding about mental wellness: the connection to our overall health Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs Reflect on our work Apply […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention

‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2015 Iowa Department of Public Health Webinar: ‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Welcome to participants of the February 11, 2015 Iowa Department of Public Health webinar.  This presentation will examine the rapidly-shifting world of technology that has outpaced even many experts’ abilities to keep up. From video games […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

November 4-6, 2014 | Eugene, OR Thank you for joining us!! Conference presentations from participating presenters will be made available on the Connections Conference website soon. Check out the new Mind Your Mind Project and video as unveiled at the conference: Keynote Speakers Robert F. Anda, MD, MS, ACE Interface, LLC; ACE Study—Co-Founder and Co-Principal […]

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Other Drug Prevention

8 Things You Should Know About Electronic Cigarettes

8 Things You Should Know About Electronic Cigarettes

There are concerns about the side effects of inhaling pure nicotine, but this has yet to have been adequately studied, and is currently unknown. E-cigarettes contain as much nicotine as a regular cigarette, if not more. The amount of nicotine delivered depends on the content of the liquid nicotine cartridge. There are many different cartridges […]

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Healthy Families

Tips for a Healthy Baby

Tips for a Healthy Baby

After your baby is born: Breastfeed your baby if possible–breastfeeding is best for your baby Keep your home smoke-free Spend time holding, loving and cuddling your baby Check to be sure your baby’s car seat is properly secured in the back seat Keep all your well-baby checkups For more information, check out these resources and talk with your healthcare […]

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Other Recent Posts

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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Information on Legal Issues Raised During Public Hearing on the Lane County Tobacco Retail Licensing Ordinance

| December 30, 2014

See also: Lane County Tobacco Retail Licensing Ordinance By Stephen Brown, Lane County Prevention Team, with input from staff at the Public Health Law Center, especially Maureen O’Brien. There were three key legal issues raised: That discounts should not be banned as they are a form of advertising and protected as free speech under the first […]

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Current Conditions in Lane County Youth: Making the Connections with Prevention & Juvenile Justice

| December 19, 2014

Presentation to the Juvenile Justice Subcommittee of the Public Safety Coordinating Council, 12/19/14 [View as PDF] Some Data Sources: Lane County’s Epidemiological Data on Alcohol, Drugs, and Mental Health Oregon Student Wellness Survey – Lane County DHS County Quick Facts Lane County Tobacco Fact Sheet Status of Oregon’s Children County Data Book Vital Statistics: County […]

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