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Emily Buff Bear, MPH

Emily Buff Bear, MPH

| March 26, 2015

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected] | 541-682-6480 Emily Bear is a prevention specialist at Lane County focusing on substance abuse prevention. Emily works with team members in planning and  implementing the Lane County alcohol and drug prevention work plan. She enjoys collaborating with advisory groups and with community partners on issues at the local and state […]

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Means Restriction/Firearm Safety

Means Restriction/Firearm Safety

| March 17, 2015

Restricting access to lethal/harmful means of self-harm is an important strategy for preventing suicide and injury. If you’re concerned about a friend or loved one, here are some initial steps you can take to keep them safe: Call one of these crisis lines to get advice and support: 911: Imminent danger to self or others […]

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Suicide Prevention App for Providers

Suicide Prevention App for Providers

| March 12, 2015

SuicideSafe–a new FREE app for behavioral health and primary care providers to help in applying suicide prevention strategies into their practices. http://store.samhsa.gov/apps/suicidesafe/index.html  

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Respect the Neighborood

Respect the Neighborood

| March 10, 2015

Respect Yourself, Respect the Neighborhood: Preventing Sales to Intoxicated Customers and Lowering Intoxication Levels Tips For Bar & Restaurant Establishments Remind servers about he importance of not selling to someone who has had too much to drink and has visible signs of intoxication. Find ways to reward staff for refusing sales to intoxicated customers. Keep customers […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| March 7, 2015

Open to all Oregonians under 25 Prizes this year are: 1st Place: GoPro camera (or $200 gift card) 2nd Place: Kindle (or $150 gift card) 3rd Place: JawBone Wristband (or $100 gift card) Video Contest Poster – 2015 Video Contest Handouts – 2015 2014 Results Final votes from the top three videos last year are below: […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| March 5, 2015

2015 marks the second-annual National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The National theme this year is “Have the conversation.” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information Register for the May 15 Disordered Gambling training The U.S. is highlighting the issue of gambling disorders with it second-annual Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout March. An […]

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QPR for Suicide Prevention

QPR for Suicide Prevention

| March 4, 2015

QPR for Suicide Prevention training, May 5, 2015, 5-7pm.  Learn the facts, warning signs and how to respond.  FREE, however, registration is required and space is limited.  For more information and to register, click here

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Tobacco Cessation Resources for Health Practitioners

Tobacco Cessation Resources for Health Practitioners

| March 2, 2015

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 Using the fax referral service of the Oregon Quit Line Trainings for CMEs: ACOG self-study guide for working with pregnant smokers Clinical Tools, Inc., offers a variety of web-based courses […]

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Links to Other Prevention Resources

Links to Other Prevention Resources

| February 27, 2015

= Indicates a local resource. Note: these links are provided for educational/informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement by our program or Lane County. Looking for specific items you can download & order? Click here to visit our online resource library! Alcohol Alcohol Cost Calculator The George Washington University Medical Center’s Ensuring Solutions program offers the Alcohol […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| February 24, 2015

The 2015 Middle School Art Search is underway! Deadline is March 2730!  ALL eligible entries in Lane County receive prizes! Create an 8-1/2″ x 11″ poster for this year’s art search. You can snail mail it or upload it here. Instructions are below! A video posted by Prevention Lane (@preventionlane) on Mar 24, 2015 at 4:06pm PDT Middle […]

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