Community Resources

Prevention-Related Groups and Coalitions in Lane County

| June 11, 2013

Following are Lane County-sponsored and/or staffed groups in Lane County. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list. Have questions? Contact us. 

 Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

VISION: A healthy, safe, inclusive community free of substance abuse and misuse.

MORE INFO: preventionlane.org/espc

 Lane County Harm Reduction Coalition

MISSION: Organizations working together to promote Harm Reduction among substance users as a best practice strategy to improve community health.

CONTACT: Sharon Chamberlain, Chair

Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee (PGAC)

MISSION: To reduce the negative effects of gambling in Lane County communities through coordinating effective prevention strategies and linking people to effective resources.

CONTACT: Julie Hynes, Staff Support | 541.682.3928
MORE INFO: preventionlane.org/pgac

Mental Health Advisory / Local Alcohol & Drug Planning Committee (MHA/LADPC)

Mandated Committee. Advises County Commissioners as the local mental health authority, and the H&HS Director on community needs and priorities for mental health services and alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment services.  [Mandates: ORS 430.342, ORS 430.630(7), OAR 309-14-0020(3), OAR 309-016-0020(2),
OAR 415-056-0005(10)]

CONTACT: Diana Avery, Staff Support
MORE INFO: http://www.lanecounty.org/government/county_departments/health_and_human_services/behavioral_health/

Mental Health Promotion Steering Committee

GOAL:  To facilitate community efforts to promote mental health and prevent suicide in Lane County.

CONTACT: Sandy Moses, Staff Support| 541.682.3650
MORE INFO: www.preventionlane.org/mental-health-promotion-steering-committee

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