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Selam Wako

| February 5, 2016
Selam Wako

Prevention Team Intern Graduate Student, University of Oregon’s Master of Prevention Science Program Contact: [email protected]  Selam Wako began her internship with the prevention team in February 2016. She recently graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Psychology and Family Human Services. Selam is working on her M.Ed. in Prevention Science, a degree she anticipates receiving […]

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Good Behavior Game – FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions for Teachers

| February 3, 2016

Still have unanswered questions? Contact us! Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

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Super Bowl 50: Keeping it a “safe bet”

| February 2, 2016
Super Bowl 50: Keeping it a “safe bet”

No matter your pick for the 50th Super Bowl, we’ve got tips for keeping your time a safe bet. February 2, 2016 by Julie Hynes The Super Bowl and March Madness are the two biggest sports betting events of the year. An estimated $4.2 Billion will be bet in the U.S. on this year’s Super Bowl (legal […]

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Tyra Jansson

| January 29, 2016
Tyra Jansson

Prevention Team Intern Contact: [email protected] Tyra is a Master of Public Health candidate at Oregon State University in the management and policy track. She is completing her capstone internship with PreventionLane, examining the possibilities surrounding billing and alternative payment methods. Her professional interests include health equity policy, community development through community engagement and active lifestyles, […]

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Meet Derek Bucher

| January 15, 2016
Meet Derek Bucher

Extra Help – Community Health Analyst University of Oregon, Family & Human Services Contact: [email protected] Derek Bucher is a current student at the University of Oregon working with PreventionLane as a data collector for the PAX Good Behavior Game. He has a passion for working with youth and hopes to use the knowledge he gains […]

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2015 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 20, 2015
2015 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

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 […]

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Training for ADAPT Providers – Gaming & Fantasy Sports: December 10, 2015

| December 9, 2015

Please feel free to review the slides below, and Questions or comments? Contact me. Thanks very much! Additional links: For addicts, fantasy sites can lead to a ruinous path | New York Times, 11/23/15 Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know Virtual Hope Box (recovery app) [Android |Apple] “Last […]

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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

| December 8, 2015
Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Current Opening! Student Internship Evaluator for Good Behavior Game Interviews are being scheduled at this time.

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Health Effects of Marijuana

| December 1, 2015
Health Effects of Marijuana

We still have a lot to learn about the physical and mental effects of using marijuana, but we do know that marijuana may be harmful to some people. Research shows that marijuana use may have a variety of health and social effects on an individual, particularly on heart, respiratory, and mental health. Similar to alcohol, the negative […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

| October 9, 2015
Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

If you’ve been following any sports lately, there’s no way you haven’t come across ads for DraftKings and FanDuel. From January to October 2015, the two online fantasy sports companies combined for more than $205 million of ad spending (CNN, 10/8/15). Now there are big legal issues related to the two companies’ own employees playing, potentially marring the game […]

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