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Prevention Resources for CASA Trainees – May 28, 2015

| May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 Presentation from Julie Hynes Thank you very much for your time — and especially for being a CASA!! Slides from the May 28 presentation are below; the presentation below includes even more slides that may be helpful resources for you. Below the presentation are additional links to resources we hope will be helpful […]

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Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

| May 28, 2015
Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.4623 Michelle Hampton (formerly Lowery) coordinates the school-based prevention work for Lane County Public Health. Michelle’s work history includes substance abuse prevention; supporting mental health work under 100% Access, family support work with young parents in housing, parenting and life skills; county coordination of a child abuse prevention program […]

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May is “Mind Your Mind Month”

| May 26, 2015
May is “Mind Your Mind Month”

May is Lane County’s “Mind Your Mind Month.” Join other Lane County schools, businesses, organizations, faith communities and neighborhoods to celebrate Mind Your Mind Month because mental wellness matters!  For details, go to www.mindyourmindproject.org Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings Mental Health First Aid (MHFA): Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| May 24, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

Congratulations to the top entries in Lane County! Congratulations and thanks to EVERYONE who participated in this year’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search. The top poster from Lane County, selected to appear in the 2016 Problem Gambling Services Calendar, was from Bri Johnson. Her simple message, “Gambling for money online is illegal,” […]

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National Prevention Week 2015

| May 19, 2015
National Prevention Week 2015

May 17-23 was National Prevention Week! We are thrilled to participate in SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week 2015, working to prevent substance abuse and promote mental health! Our work starts with Lane County, and we want to honor those prevention champions who have made a difference in our communities. This was the third year of National Prevention Week; […]

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Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

| May 12, 2015
Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

For immediate release – 5/13/15 On Wednesday May 13, several Crow High School students and their drama teacher, Heather Hohnstein, were honored at a school-wide assembly for their award-winning entries in a statewide problem gambling awareness video contest. Lane County Public Health, in coordination with Jackson County Health & Human Services, sponsored the contest, which was held throughout […]

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Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

| May 12, 2015
Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your old or unused prescription drugs year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County? Click here. Coburg Police Department Lobby – 91136 North Willamette Street 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri Cottage Grove Police Department Lobby 400 East Main Street 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri Eugene Police Department Lobby 300 Country Club Road 24 Hours Lane County Sheriff’s Office Lobby […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| April 30, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

Welcome to participants of the  2015 Focus on the Future Conference Thank you so much for your time and energy at the conference! View the presentation below, or download the click-friendly slides.  Thanks for your excellent contributions to this workshop! Below are some resources as mentioned. A small insight into fantasy sports (video): America’s Latest Obsession: […]

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Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

| April 27, 2015
Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your old or unused prescription drugs year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County? Click here. Coburg Police Department Lobby – 91136 North Willamette Street 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri Cottage Grove Police Department Lobby 400 East Main Street 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri Eugene Police Department Lobby 300 Country Club Road 24 Hours Lane County Sheriff’s Office Lobby […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| April 13, 2015

Welcome to participants of the  2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems! Thank you so much for your time and energy at the conference! View the presentation below. Additional questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes (Julie.Hynes [at] co.lane.or.us). App-rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Games and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable | Julie Hynes […]

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