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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| February 18, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

2017 Art Search Thank you to all students who entered the 2017 Oregon Health Authority problem gambling awareness art search. A special congratulations to Lane County student, Keira Hynes of Monroe Middle School, for her award-winning poster that was selected to be featured in the 2018 problem gambling awareness calendar! Congratulations also to Mystery P. […]

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Obesity Prevention

| February 15, 2017

Definitions Obesity: Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher Body Mass Index (BMI): A measure of an adult’s weight in relation to his or her height Obesity in Lane County Obesity is a risk factor for chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer. In Lane County […]

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20th Annual KYCPG Educational and Awareness Conference – Feb. 2017

| February 9, 2017
20th Annual KYCPG Educational and Awareness Conference – Feb. 2017

Welcome, KYCPG Conference Attendees! Hope you have enjoyed the 20th annual KYCPG Educational & Awareness Conference. Special thanks to Mike Stone and the conference committee for putting together such great resources for the entire conference. Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just keep in mind […]

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Prevention TalKS – What’s the Connection with Problem Gambling?

| February 2, 2017

February 2, 2017    More following the presentation today. In the meantime, here are slides! Thanks for all you do!! Prevention TalKS – Kansas – What’s the Connection with Problem Gambling? 

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Super Bowl 51: Keeping it a “safe bet”

| February 2, 2017
Super Bowl 51: Keeping it a “safe bet”

No matter your pick for the 51st Super Bowl, we’ve got tips for keeping your time a safe bet. The Super Bowl and March Madness are the two biggest sports betting events of the year. An estimated $4.7 Billion will be bet in the U.S. on this year’s Super Bowl (legal and illegal — last year’s […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Video Contest – Rules & Entry

| January 24, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Video Contest – Rules & Entry

 Click here to learn more about the contest. 2017 Video Contest Rules: The contest is not open to providers or immediate family members of Oregon Problem Gambling Services, although Problem Gambling Services providers may be consulted in the making of the video. Click here for a list of treatment and prevention providers in Oregon. All entrants must be under […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| January 20, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month — take time to “have the conversation.” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information More information on 2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month coming soon! (Tag #PGAM in all of your social media posts.) 2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month: NEW radio […]

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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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