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Workplace Gambling Policies

| July 30, 2015
Workplace Gambling Policies

Following are some sample recommended workplace policies for government agencies. Special thanks to Iowa Department of Public Health and Marion County Health Department.  Sample 1 (Credit: Iowa Department of Public Health) XYZ Corporation, Inc. (the Company) intends to help provide a gambling-free work environment for our clients and our employees. The Company believes gambling during work […]

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2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| July 28, 2015
2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 September 2015 Marks the 20th Anniversary of Problem Gambling Awareness Day in Oregon Stay tuned for efforts planned for this year! On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own life. He left behind a family full of grief, sadness, […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: 2015 Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies Conference

| July 22, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: 2015 Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies Conference

Welcome to participants of the  2015 NWIAS (Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies) Conference! The slides for the July 22 workshop, “‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Youth and those in Addictions Recovery,” are below. Please contact Julie ([email protected]) if you have any questions! Here are some supplementary articles you might find interesting: Screen Addiction […]

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Workplace Mental Health

| June 25, 2015
Workplace Mental Health

Employee mental wellness is just as important as physical wellness in creating and maintaining a healthy, safe and productive workplace.  Key to achieving this is creating a workplace environment that promotes mental wellness, supports employees’ efforts to maintain their mental health, and encourages help-seeking when needed. Unfortunately, 60% of Americans cited work as very/somewhat significant […]

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Lane County Health Mapping – Web Map Application

| June 19, 2015

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Request for Proposals – Positive Parenting Program

| June 16, 2015
Request for Proposals – Positive Parenting Program

Solicitation Summary: Lane County is seeking solicitations for the implementation of the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) in Lane County. ADDENDUM Posted:  June 29, 2015 EXTENSION OF SUBMISSION DEADLINE TO JULY 31, 2015, 3 P.M. (all references to the due date are amended to this date) Summary of changes:  changes selection period to October, 2015 […]

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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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Mind Your Mind Month

| May 26, 2015
Mind Your Mind Month

May was Lane County’s “Mind Your Mind Month.” Thank you for helping make this first-ever Mind Your Month Month a success! We can still celebrate minding our minds all year long, 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 […]

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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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