Community Resources

Prevention-Related Groups and Coalitions in Lane County

| June 11, 2013

Would you like to add your prevention-related group to to this page? Contact us today. Connect with the contact person, or see the prevention calendar, for information on meeting times & locations.

APAL- Addiction Professionals Association of Lane County

CONTACT: Kimberly Starr 541-343-2993 x 208 or
Stacy Soverns 541-343-2993 x 139

Breastfeeding Coalition of Lane County

www.preventionlane.org/lane-county-breastfeeding-coalition

Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

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

CONTACT: Lindsey Adkisson, Staff Support | 541.682.8772
MORE INFO: preventionlane.org/espc

Lane County Domestic Violence Council

MISSION: To reduce and prevent domestic violence through a coordinated community response.

CONTACT: Theya McCown | 541.485.8232

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/gambling/pgac.htm

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)]

CHAIR: Jennifer Wells, windsplitakt@earthlink.net 
CONTACT: C.A. Baskerville, Staff Support | 541.682.3031
MORE INFO: lanecounty.org/Departments/HHS/BhvHlth/Pages/default.aspx

South Lane Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

MISSION: To prevent and reduce substance abuse in the South Lane community.

CONTACT: Michelle Lowery, Staff Support | 541.682.4623

Success by 6®

We envision a community in which all Lane County families, organizations and neighborhoods are unified in an effort to ensure that all our children are safe, healthy, cherished and enter school ready to learn.”

Convened by United Way of Lane County
CONTACT: Holly Mar | 541.741.6000

Mental Health Promotion Committees

GOAL:  To facilitate community efforts to prevent youth 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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