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

Changing the Way We Think About Addictions and Youth | Focus on the Future 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Focus on the Future – TOGETHER! Conference in Olympia. Following is a PORTION of the discussion from Julie Hynes, Cam Adair and Roger Fernandes’ panel, “Changing the Way We Think About Addictions and Youth.” We hope you find the materials here useful and relevant to your work. Questions? […]

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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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Prevention, Current Conditions, & the Opioid Crisis – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

Prevention, Current Conditions, & the Opioid Crisis – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

| May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 | Guest lecture at LCC – Psychopharmacology Hello to Gene’s Psychopharmacology students, Thanks for your time, great energy and dialogue today! The complete slide deck is here, and some additional resources that we had during class follows the slides. You’ll see Maria Kalnbach next Friday. Feel free to follow up with me at [email protected] @HynesUO. Thank you for […]

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Roger Brubaker

Roger Brubaker

| May 5, 2017

Prevention Team Intern Roger Brubaker is originally from Pennsylvania but has called Oregon home for over ten years. He is currently completing his Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology at Oregon State University. Before coming to the prevention team, Roger worked as a Graduate Teaching Associate at OSU and as a group facilitator in a […]

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Elisabeth Maxwell, PhD

Elisabeth Maxwell, PhD

| May 4, 2017

Sr. Community Health Analyst Contact:[email protected]| 541.682.3817 Elisabeth Maxwell is the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Coordinator and the Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator at PreventionLane. Elisabeth works with her Alcohol and Drug Prevention 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 […]

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