Problem Drinking Prevention

The Eugene-Springfield Prevention Coalition Needs YOU!

The Eugene-Springfield Prevention Coalition Needs YOU!

The Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition is recruiting new members!  The coalition is comprised of community members who are passionate about creating the healthiest community we can be. We received a five year federal grant that will help us implement strategies in the community. Our focus is on youth ages 11-17 in Eugene and Springfield and on reducing use […]

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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.  Thank you for spending your time, and for your excellent questions, during the webinar. Slides are posted below. Keep in mind that […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Adverse Childhood Experiences / Trauma

Adverse Childhood Experiences / Trauma

Early childhood experiences have lasting, measurable consequences later in life; therefore, fostering emotional well-being from the earliest stages of life helps build a foundation for overall health and well-being.  National Prevention Council, National Prevention Strategy, 2011.   From results of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, we have learned that traumatic events and experiences that […]

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Other Drug Prevention

Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Beginning on July 1, 2015, Measure 91 will allow the personal use and possession of marijuana under Oregon law for people who are 21 years of age and older. However, many things in our current marijuana laws will remain illegal for any person.   It is important to be aware of Oregon’s changing laws around marijuana. […]

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Healthy Families

Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

Tips to Help Enjoy a Safe & Happy Holiday Season While intended to be “merry and bright,” the holidays can be a stressful time for many of us. Check out the tips below to help enjoy a safe and happy holiday season. Know someone who is depressed or suicidal? Get resources here. Life-Saving Tips for […]

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Other Recent Posts

Links to Other Prevention Resources

Links to Other Prevention Resources

| February 27, 2015

= Indicates a local resource. Note: these links are provided for educational/informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement by our program or Lane County. Looking for specific items you can download & order? Click here to visit our online resource library! Alcohol Alcohol Cost Calculator The George Washington University Medical Center’s Ensuring Solutions program offers the Alcohol […]

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Effective Prevention – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

| February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 Guest lecture at Youth Substance Use, Lane Community College. February 18, 2015 with Julie Hynes, MA, CPS

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Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

| February 10, 2015

It is strongly recommended that pregnant women as well as their partners do not use marijuana, tobacco, alcohol or any other drug due to possibility of impacting the healthy development of the baby. Research suggests that THC, one of the main chemicals in marijuana, can pass from the mother to the developing fetus through the placenta. Additionally, smoking […]

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