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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| January 11, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

The 2017 Art / Poster Search is ON! We are excited to announce the 14th annual Problem Gambling Awareness Art/Poster Search. Who makes these posters? Middle schoolers all around Oregon. Why should I make a poster? Out of wanting to help others, of course! Aside from that: we have prizes! In Lane County, EVERY middle schooler […]

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Amy Adler

| January 3, 2017

Prevention Team Intern University of Oregon, Family & Human Services  Contact:[email protected] Amy Adler joins the prevention team from University of Oregon’s Family and Human Services Program. Amy will be with PreventionLane from January through March 2017.

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2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 7, 2016
2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) It’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at a young age are far more likely to become […]

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Teen-Proof Your Home

| November 11, 2016
Teen-Proof Your Home

Remember “babyproofing” when they were little? ‘Tweens and teens need your guidance now more than ever.  Below is a slide version of our “Teen Proof Your Home” presentation, presented at Spencer Butte Middle School. Also click over to our “[Spanish]” page for a helpful home checklist. Thank you for coming to this site–just being here […]

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Rebekah King

| November 4, 2016
Rebekah King

Prevention Team Volunteer Contact: [email protected] Rebekah King began volunteering with the prevention team in March 2016 after graduating from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Services. During this program, she had the opportunity to complete internships at the Trauma Healing Project and Volunteers in Medicine, two local agencies serving […]

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Zach Flores

| October 28, 2016
Zach Flores

Prevention Team Intern University of Oregon, Family & Human Services and General Social Sciences: Crime, Law & Society Contact: [email protected] Zach Flores, a senior at the University of Oregon, interned with PreventionLane in Fall 2016 to gain a better understanding of how system-level work affects our county. He has a passion for giving back to […]

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Marijuana Concentrates

| October 26, 2016
Marijuana Concentrates

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that marijuana extracts have been on the rise recently. Many users know this practice as “dabbing,” because the user dabs the oil onto an apparatus in order to smoke it. What are Marijuana Concentrates? Marijuana concentrates, or butane hash oils (BHOs) are solvent-based cannabis extracts. Often appearing as […]

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After A Suicide – Postvention

| October 6, 2016
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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September 29, 2016 – Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 28, 2016
September 29, 2016 – Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

“I Can Take a Break” – A Message of Help and Hope for Problem Gamblers and Families Related: PGAD 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 “Take A Break” campaign: Click here for information on Oregon’s “Take A Break” campaign! About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took […]

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Good Options – “GO!”

| September 9, 2016
Good Options – “GO!”

Good Options (GO!) was developed through a collaboration between Prevention Lane at Lane County Public Health and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, to increase access to healthy food within the hospital cafeteria. The collaboration was made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Sodium Reduction in Communities Program. Items […]

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