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

2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) It’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at a young age are far more likely to become […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

The Mind Your Mind: Advancing Mental Wellness Conference was held November 2-3, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon.  Conference proceedings now posted at www.mindyourmindconference.org 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 […]

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Other Drug Prevention

Legalized Marijuana Use in Oregon

Legalized Marijuana Use in Oregon

State Laws Oregon Revised Statue (ORS) 475B: Individuals aged 21 or older can legally purchase and possess recreational marijuana. Only Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) licensed retail stores and Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) registered dispensaries may legally sell marijuana to consumers. Driving while under the influence of marijuana is illegal. Driving high will result in being […]

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Tobacco Prevention

Tobacco 21 Public Meetings

Tobacco 21 Public Meetings

Please register below to attend a Tobacco 21 Public Meeting in the following cities: Cottage Grove, Oakridge, Florence, Eugene, and Springfield. Light snacks will be available.

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Other Recent Posts

Amy Adler

| January 3, 2017

Prevention Team Intern University of Oregon, Family & Human Services  Contact:[email protected] Amy Adler joins the prevention team from University of Oregon’s Family and Human Services Program. Amy will be with PreventionLane from January through March 2017.

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Emily Buff Bear, MPH, CPS

Emily Buff Bear, MPH, CPS

| January 2, 2017

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected]| 541-682-6480 Emily Bear is a certified prevention specialist (CPS) 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 […]

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Julie Hynes, MA, RD, CPS

Julie Hynes, MA, RD, CPS

| November 14, 2016

Sr. Community Health Analyst, Intern Supervisor Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.3928 Twitter:[email protected] Julie has 15 years of experience in addictions prevention and program coordination. Her passions include community education, leadership development, media and public policy. Active on local and national levels, one of Julie’s key functions has been coordinating PreventionLane’s  problem gambling prevention program. Julie is a new member […]

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