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. […]

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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

2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: Organizers encourage Oregonians to “Take A Break”   MISSION The purpose of the “Take a Break” Campaign is to reach out to gamblers and family members to check in to make sure they are in control and gambling responsibly. About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” […]

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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

Marijuana Edibles in Oregon – How to Keep Children and Pets Safe

Marijuana Edibles in Oregon – How to Keep Children and Pets Safe

As of June 2, edible marijuana products containing up to 15 mg of THC can be available for retail sale in registered medical marijuana dispensaries across the state to adults 21 or over. Although smoking marijuana has the added risk of harmful smoke exposure, eating or drinking marijuana still exposes you to THC, the chemical that makes […]

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School-Based Prevention

The Good Behavior Game

The Good Behavior Game

The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a research-based behavior management model that increases student academic time by decreasing disruptive behaviors. Through the Good Behavior Game, students work together, as members of teams, to create a positive learning environment by self-monitoring their own behavior as well as that of their classmates. Teachers use the GBG during the regular school day.

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Other Recent Posts

Good Options – “GO!”

Good Options – “GO!”

| September 9, 2016

Welcome to the “Good Options” page! Reenergize and replenish your body with meals that meets its nutritional needs. Good Options (GO!) is a collaborative effort between Prevention Lane and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Riverbend to increase your access to healthy food within the hospital. All items that meet our nutritional criteria of low sodium, no trans-fat […]

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Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

| August 10, 2016

Senior Community Health Analyst: County Prevention Coordinator (Substance Abuse Prevention) This position closed on 8/22/16 at 5:00 pm. Description This position will serve as the county prevention coordinator emphasizing coordination of efforts regarding substance abuse prevention and other problem behaviors; will be the lead in the alcohol and drug team within the Public Health Prevention program, […]

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Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

| July 27, 2016

7/27/16 – Julie Hynes  Unless you’ve been under a Poké-rock, you’ve surely heard about (or have played) the new “augmented reality” app, Pokémon GO. This new app, released in early July, leaped in popularity so quickly that it already has more daily users than Twitter. Pokémon GO, a “free” game, has gotten people out and […]

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