Problem Drinking Prevention

Responsible Drinking

Responsible Drinking

What is a “standard drink?” The type of alcohol you drink does not matter, it’s the alcohol content and amount that effects your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) the amount of alcohol that is absorbed into your blood stream. * The body can process 1 standard drink in an hour. Things to keep in mind when drinking: The […]

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Suicide Prevention

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Featured Event Making Connections:  Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences November 4-6, 2014  | Eugene, OR Conference goals: Increase understanding about mental wellness: the connection to our overall health Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs Reflect on our work Apply […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention

Addictive Behaviors Course at UO – Disordered Gambling, Julie Hynes

  Understanding Addictions Slides from Class – Disordered Gambling – June 18, 2014 The slides below include what we discussed in class and, as noted, provide additional content for your reference. Questions or comments? Contact me. Best wishes in all you do! Problem Gambling: Understanding Addictions View more presentations from Lane County Prevention Program Side info: […]

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Other Drug Prevention

Electronic Cigarettes and Youth

Electronic Cigarettes and Youth

E-cigarettes contain no tobacco, and therefore are not subject to U.S tobacco laws. This means that e-cigarettes can be purchased by anyone, without proof of age. Because of this, e-cigarettes may be appealing to children and teens, encouraging nicotine addiction among young people. Multiple e-cigarette manufactures sell their products online. Given the online presence of […]

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Healthy Families

Tips for a Healthy Baby

Tips for a Healthy Baby

After your baby is born: Breastfeed your baby if possible–breastfeeding is best for your baby Keep your home smoke-free Spend time holding, loving and cuddling your baby Check to be sure your baby’s car seat is properly secured in the back seat Keep all your well-baby checkups For more information, check out these resources and talk with your healthcare […]

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Other Recent Posts

Renee Mulligan, MHS, CHES

Renee Mulligan, MHS, CHES

| August 19, 2014

Community Health Analyst Contact: Renee.Mulligan@co.lane.or.us | 541.682.8764   Renee joins us from the University of Oregon; she began with our prevention team on August 18, 2014. Renee’s bio coming soon!        

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E-cigarette fact sheet

E-cigarette fact sheet

| July 8, 2014

E-cigFactSheet_OHA What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are devices that allow users to mimic the act of smoking cigarettes while inhaling nicotine. Instead of smoke from burning tobacco, users inhale vapor consisting of nicotine, flavor additives and other chemicals. When users inhale from the end of an e-cigarette, a battery operated device heats a […]

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Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

| June 12, 2014

Sr. Community Health Analyst – Job Closes 6/23/14 at 5:00pm Come join our team! We like to work hard AND have fun. The Sr. Community Health Analyst position will assist in implementing the Strategies for Policy and Environmental Change, Tobacco-Free grant. Work will focus on supporting increasing tobacco-free properties as well as expanding work on tobacco retailer licensing. This position […]

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