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Current Conditions in Lane County Youth: Making the Connections with Prevention & Juvenile Justice

| December 19, 2014

Presentation to the Juvenile Justice Subcommittee of the Public Safety Coordinating Council, 12/19/14 [View as PDF] Some Data Sources: Lane County’s Epidemiological Data on Alcohol, Drugs, and Mental Health Oregon Student Wellness Survey – Lane County DHS County Quick Facts Lane County Tobacco Fact Sheet Status of Oregon’s Children County Data Book Vital Statistics: County […]

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Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

| December 5, 2014
Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

Tips to Help Enjoy a Safe & Happy Holiday Season While intended to be “merry and bright,” the holidays can be a stressful time for many of us. Check out the tips below to help enjoy a safe and happy holiday season. Know someone who is depressed or suicidal? Get resources here. Life-Saving Tips for […]

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2014 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 5, 2014
2014 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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8 Things You Should Know About Electronic Cigarettes

| November 29, 2014
8 Things You Should Know About Electronic Cigarettes

There are concerns about the side effects of inhaling pure nicotine, but this has yet to have been adequately studied, and is currently unknown. E-cigarettes contain as much nicotine as a regular cigarette, if not more. The amount of nicotine delivered depends on the content of the liquid nicotine cartridge. There are many different cartridges […]

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Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

| October 28, 2014
Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

November 4-6, 2014 | Eugene, OR Thank you for joining us!! Conference presentations from participating presenters will be made available on the Connections Conference website soon. Check out the new Mind Your Mind Project and video as unveiled at the conference: Keynote Speakers Robert F. Anda, MD, MS, ACE Interface, LLC; ACE Study—Co-Founder and Co-Principal […]

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

| October 9, 2014
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services Conference Welcome to participants of the 2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services conference! We hope you had a great conference experience. . This presentation examines the rapidly-shifting world of technology that has outpaced even many experts’ abilities to keep up. From video games to social network gaming, we look into recent trends with […]

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Upcoming Good Behavior Game Trainings

| September 30, 2014
Upcoming Good Behavior Game Trainings

If you are interested in using the Good Behavior Game in your classroom, we would like to pay for elementary school teachers in your district to attend a one day training. The Good Behavior Game training will be October 8 &9 from 9am-4pm at Lane ESD You will receive PDUs for attending this training! Lane […]

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2014 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 29, 2014
2014 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 View: Last Year’s Event Photos on Facebook |   About Awareness Day September 29 has been  by Governor Kitzhaber and Secretary of State Kate Brown as Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon. On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own […]

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MDMA (“Ecstasy,” “Molly”) Facts

| September 25, 2014
MDMA (“Ecstasy,” “Molly”) Facts

MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine — say that three times fast!), more commonly known as “ecstasy” and “molly,” is a synthetic drug that has both  hallucinogenic and  stimulant effects. We’ve heard a lot about ecstasy and rave culture…but what exactly is the drug, and what are its effects? It typically is in a tablet, and can be taken as a pill […]

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Marijuana and Youth

| September 25, 2014
Marijuana and Youth

What parents need to know about today’s marijuana: Is marijuana more potent? It’s definitely more potent. The average potency of THC in marijuana is more than 3 times more potent than the marijuana of 20 years ago. Source: Mehmedic et al. (2010). Potency trends of D9-THC and other cannabinoids in confiscated cannabis preparations from 1993 […]

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