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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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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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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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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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