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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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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

| August 28, 2016
Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health problems; 12 Human Resource Management credits In this course, you will learn: The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance […]

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Effects of Disordered / Problem Gambling

| August 27, 2016
Effects of Disordered / Problem Gambling

It is important to recognize that most people can gamble without negative consequences. However, a significant percentage suffer major problems (about one in every 37 adults). It’s been said that each disordered gambler affects six to 12 others in his or her life. Individuals, families and communities all suffer from disordered gambling, and, while it would be […]

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Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS)

| August 27, 2016
Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS)

Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen for Problem Gambling Having a hard time getting enough space for gambling questions on your assessments? Try the Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen tool, a three-question tool for RULING OUT disordered  gambling. The Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS) was developed by the Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance at Harvard Medical School, to help screen […]

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2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

| August 19, 2016
2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: Organizers encourage Oregonians to “Take A Break”   MISSION The purpose of the “Take a Break” Campaign is to reach out to gamblers and family members to check in to make sure they are in control and gambling responsibly. About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” […]

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