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Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

| September 10, 2014
Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

November 4-6, 2014 | Valley River Inn | Eugene, OR Early Bird Rate Extended to September 19th Spaces filling up fast–register now and save $95! Increase understanding about mental wellness and its connection to our overall health Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention – Online Resources

| August 29, 2014
Substance Abuse Prevention – Online Resources

Following are some resources we hope you will find helpful for substance abuse prevention. Resources with the  icon are located in Oregon. Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) The purpose of CAPT is to assist states, jurisdictions, and community-based prevention programs to apply scientifically-defensible strategies in their efforts to prevent substance abuse. Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies […]

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Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

| August 21, 2014
Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Drug and alcohol misuse are a serious problem both nationally and in Lane County. Alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. People who start drinking before age 15 are 5x more likely to develop abuse or dependence later in life than those who start after age 21. Between 2008-2010 […]

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The Good Behavior Game Newsletter

| August 20, 2014
The Good Behavior Game Newsletter

PAX Good Behavior Game Newsletter Fall 2014 Click Here  

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Renee Mulligan, MHS, CHES

| August 19, 2014
Renee Mulligan, MHS, CHES

Community Health Analyst Contact: Renee.Mulligan@co.lane.or.us | 541.682.8764   Renee Mulligan coordinates the Healthy Communities grant, focusing on worksite wellness, mental health promotion and chronic disease prevention. As a non-native Oregonian, Renee came to Lane County Public Health with a variety of experience in prevention and health education, most recently working in Health Promotion at the University of […]

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Stephen Brown, ND, MPH

| August 12, 2014
Stephen Brown, ND, MPH

Meet Stephen Brown! Sr. Community Health Analyst Contact: Stephen.Brown@co.lane.or.us | 541.682.8731 Stephen Brown started with the prevention team on August 11. Stephen comes to Lane County Public Health after eight years as the Tobacco Prevention Program Coordinator for Coos County. He will be helping to implement the SPArC  grant tobacco prevention work plan. After being […]

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When a Loved One is Abusing Drugs/Alcohol: Resources for Youth and Young Adults

| August 8, 2014

It’s not your fault! You are NOT the cause of anyone else’s drinking or behavior. You can’t change or control anyone but yourself. You don’t have to accept their drinking/drug use, but can still love the person with the problem. They need help. You can build a good and healthy life for yourself, whether the alcoholic still drinks or not.

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2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

| July 2, 2014
2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

Welcome to participants of the 2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling! We hope you had a great conference experience. Following are presentations from Julie Hynes. Below are the slides (with clickable links included for all references) as well as handouts. Keep in mind that these presentations are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please do contact us for materials. […]

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Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

| June 12, 2014
Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

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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Addictive Behaviors Course at UO – Disordered Gambling, Julie Hynes

| June 11, 2014

  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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