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2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 11, 2017

So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) it’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at a young age are far more likely to become […]

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On Loot Boxes, ESRB Ratings & Gambling

On Loot Boxes, ESRB Ratings & Gambling

| December 7, 2017

There’s been a lot of recent conversation in the media about a new video game, Star Wars Battlefront II, and its use of “loot boxes” and concerns about gambling (not to mention “pay to win”). Let’s explore the issues & some concerns.  What is a “loot box”? In video games, there are opportunities to purchase […]

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Tips for safe holiday event planning

Tips for safe holiday event planning

| December 5, 2017

While intended to be fun,  many holidays can be a stressful time for many of us. Check out the tips below to help enjoy a safe and happy holiday season. Know someone who is depressed or suicidal? Get resources here. Life-Saving Tips for Party Planners [Adapted from Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s party tips] Serve plenty of […]

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Classroom Management Tools

| November 17, 2017

Classroom Management Tools The following are tools that help teachers gain classroom teaching time by keeping students on track and making the transitions quicker. Unified Vision Board Beat the Timer Tailored Consequences (Pre-Determined) Direct Praise Notes Random Names Reminders These tools can be used to help you and your students manage your days: Unified Vision […]

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2017 NYCPG Annual Conference on Problem Gambling  – Materials from Julie Hynes

2017 NYCPG Annual Conference on Problem Gambling – Materials from Julie Hynes

| November 16, 2017

Welcome, NYCPG Conference attendees! Hope you enjoy the conference! Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just keep in mind that the presentations shared here are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please click the link for info; we are happy to share resources at no cost to […]

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Julie Hynes, MA, RD, CPS

Julie Hynes, MA, RD, CPS

| November 14, 2017

Sr. Community Health Analyst, Intern and Volunteer Supervisor Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.3928 Julie has over 15 years of experience in addictions prevention and program coordination. Her passions include community education, leadership development, media and public policy. Active on local and national levels, one of Julie’s key functions has been coordinating PreventionLane’s  problem gambling prevention program. Julie is […]

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2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars

2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars

| November 6, 2017

2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars are in! 2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars are in! Calendar art was created by middle school students throughout Oregon; one Lane County student’s art is represented this year (Keira from Eugene’s Monroe Middle School, see May 2018)! Calendars are FREE and we ship them free of charge to anyone in […]

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2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| November 2, 2017

2018 Art Search and Calendars 2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars are in! Calendar art was created by middle school students throughout Oregon; one Lane County student’s art is represented this year (Keira from Eugene’s Monroe Middle School, see May 2018)! Calendars are FREE and we ship them free of charge to anyone in Lane County, […]

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Roger Brubaker, MPH

Roger Brubaker, MPH

| October 26, 2017

Sr. Community Health Analyst Mental Health Promotion/Suicide Prevention Coordinator Contact: [email protected] | | 541.682.8731 Roger Brubaker is originally from Pennsylvania but has called Oregon home for over ten years. Before coming to the Prevention team, Roger worked as an arborist, taught natural resource science at an alternative high school for at-risk youth, served in the kingdom […]

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Health Equity In Lane County

Health Equity In Lane County

| October 23, 2017

This report is the first effort in Lane County to systematically document health disparities among racial and ethnic populations and to describe the disproportionate burden of disease among communities of color. We hope it will foster dialogue and guide future public health policy and practice to enhance health equity for all. Health is a state […]

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