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

Indiana Conference on Problem Gambling | NCAA Hall of Champions | March 29, 2017

Indiana Conference on Problem Gambling | NCAA Hall of Champions | March 29, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Mid-Central Alliance Problem Gambling Awareness Month Training Event in Indianapolis. We hope you find the materials here, regarding gambling trends and implications, useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck (note: click videos to visit and watch) March […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health problems; 12 Human Resource Management credits In this course, you will learn: The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance […]

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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

Edible marijuana products containing up to 15 mg of THC are now 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 you high. […]

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Tobacco Prevention

Report a Potential Tobacco Violation

Report a Potential Tobacco Violation

Oregon’s Indoor Clean Air Act bans smoking, vaping, or ashtrays: Indoors where people work Public places Within 10 feet of all entrances, exits, ramps to an entrance or exit, windows that open and air-intake vents. To report a violation call 1-866-621-6107 or visit http://healthoregon.org/morefreshair.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits: Sales to […]

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Maine Annual Conference on Gambling Awareness | March 13, 2017

Maine Annual Conference on Gambling Awareness | March 13, 2017

| March 12, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Maine Conference on Gambling Awareness. We hope you find the materials here useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck (PDF) Supplemental Resources: Facts for parents on online gaming, fantasy sports and gambling Our new infographic on […]

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Infographic for Parents on Online Gaming and Gambling

| March 11, 2017

Technically, a person needs to be 18 years of age to gamble online.  Yet teens can and do play online for money. Why should we care? Also see: Facts for Parents on Electronic Gaming & Gambling  

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Obesity Prevention Resources

Obesity Prevention Resources

| February 24, 2017

Overweight and obesity together are the second leading cause of preventable death in Oregon. Obesity is a major contributing factor to many chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, and mobility problems. Obesity rates in Lane County have followed the national trend of dramatic increases over the past two decades. Over half of […]

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