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Online Gambling

| February 5, 2013
Online Gambling

Overview Billions are spent on the online gambling industry every year. From poker to blackjack to sports bets and more, gambling sites are easy to find– for adults and kids alike. Why the concern? The risks Too easy to access: the ability to gamble 24 hours a day Too solitary: you can gamble in your […]

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Media – Problem Gambling Prevention

| February 5, 2013

For more videos, see our video page. For Spanish media, see our site en español. Radio Public Service Announcements – English “More than Just Money”(30 sec.; mp3) – Voices by Lane County youth Olivia Bean and Elijah Renfro “Increased Odds” (30 sec.; mp3) – Voices by Lane County youth Olivia Bean and Elijah Renfro Youth […]

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Problem Gambling Related Issues in the News

| February 5, 2013

Regional news pieces after 2007 are posted throughout the site; additionally, we use a news feed (below), our blog, and Facebook pages to post pertinent news stories. We will keep regional updates throughout the site and via our news feed (above), and media updates will be located on our media page. Special Archives October 18, 2011: […]

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“Addiction treatment cuts too costly” | by Deborah Killian | Problem Gambling Prevention

| February 5, 2013
“Addiction treatment cuts too costly” | by Deborah Killian | Problem Gambling Prevention

Deborah Killian’s Guest Editorial for the Register-Guard, May 1, 2009: “Addiction treatment cuts too costly” Source: Ms. Killian’s article, “Addiction treatment cuts too costly,” was retrieved from: www.thefreelibrary.com On Nov. 6, 1984, the people of Oregon, in a desperate attempt to find funds for statewide programs amid a recession, approved the legalization and formation of the […]

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LaneCare Training: March 16, 2012 | Problem Gambling Prevention | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013

LaneCare Training | March 16, 2012 Problem Gambling: Hidden Addiction Thanks very much to LaneCare providers for being a part of the training. The following are all of the slides that were presented; click through here if you would also like the notes pages. Per feedback, we have modified the language in the slides to […]

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“In their words” from gamblers in recovery

| February 5, 2013

Do you have a story you’d like to submit? Contact us today. Goodbye Gamble, Goodbye I thought you were my friend.  When I was down and out, lonely or blue I always sought my friend – you.  You were always there for me – bright lights, long nights, fun games, and an immersion in the […]

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“Deal or No Dice” Problem Gambling Prevention & Educational Tool

| February 5, 2013
“Deal or No Dice” Problem Gambling Prevention & Educational Tool

We’ve created an innovative educational version of the game show/video game, “Deal or No Deal,” to help introduce the topic of problem gambling and increase awareness. Instead of all luck, as the real game would demonstrate, students get to participate in a trivia version of the game – with of course some luck involved!  to download your free customizable presentation […]

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2007 College Gambling Habits Survey – University of Oregon

| February 5, 2013
2007 College Gambling Habits Survey – University of Oregon

2007 University of Oregon Gambling Habits Survey 450 University of Oregon students participated in a confidential online survey,  conducted by Northwest Survey & Data Services, Inc., in May 2007.   Data from the survey were used to plan evidence-based problem gambling awareness efforts in conjunction with the University of Oregon. Executive Summary Key Charts: full report […]

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Warning Signs of Problem Gambling Among College Students

| February 5, 2013
Warning Signs of Problem Gambling Among College Students

Preoccupied with gambling (i.e. reliving past gambling experiences,planning the next venture, or thinking of ways to get money with which to gamble) Secretive about his/her gambling habits, and defensive when confronted Trying unsuccessfully to control, cut back or stop gambling Increasing bet amounts when gambling in order to achieve the desired excitement (“high”) Restless or […]

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College Problem Gambling | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013
College Problem Gambling |  – Lane County Prevention Program

Problem Gambling & College Texas Hold’em tournaments. Super Bowl bets. Online gambling. For most people, gambling is usually harmless entertainment. But for a growing number of young adults, gambling is becoming more than fun.  For some, debts rise, they drop out of school, have trouble paying rent and are using up their financial aid to […]

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