Problem Gambling Prevention
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Updated 10/9/15 by Julie Hynes. If you’ve been following any sports lately, there’s no way you haven’t come across ads for DraftKings and FanDuel. For the past several weeks, the two online fantasy sports companies have traded off for #1 in advertising spending in the U.S.–yes, even more than Verizon and GEICO. There have been more […]
CATCH is a school-wide program that has demonstrated effectiveness in preventing obesity and providing a foundation for a healthy lifestyle for kids and communities. CATCH is based on the CDC’s Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model which brings schools, families and communities together to support youth in developing a healthy lifestyle. Lane County’s Prevention […]
Tools for Clinicians Working with Tobacco-using Patients Treating Tobacco Dependence Practice Manual: Build a better office system – guidelines from the American Academy of Family Physicians Addressing Tobacco Through Organizational Change is a 10-step model developed by the University of Massachusetts to help organizations address tobacco use at systems level. Using the fax referral service […]
What these things are, and why you should care What is “sizzurp”? “Sizzurp,” “purple drank,” “Texas tea,” “Dirty Sprite” and “lean” are common names for prescription or over-the-counter cough syrups which are commonly mixed with soda and/or candy. Key ingredients usually include prescription codeine (an opiate) and/or promethazine (an antihistamine), but can also be over-the-counter […]
Learn more about helping those who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health or suicidal crisis. For a list of upcoming trainings, click on the flyer below. General training flyer Fall 2015 Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of […]