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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| April 13, 2015

Welcome to participants of the  2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems! Thank you so much for your time and energy at the conference! View the presentation below. Additional questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes (Julie.Hynes [at] co.lane.or.us). App-rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Games and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable | Julie Hynes […]

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Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Providers

| April 7, 2015

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2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

| April 1, 2015

Want to vote on your favorite videos? Click here! Have any questions? Let us know! FAQs Can I just “share” your link on my Facebook and have those votes still count? No. Unfortunately, due to privacy settings, we are unable to count all of the votes from shared posts.  So, we ask voters to actually click “like” […]

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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

Official results are in! Congratulations and THANKS to all who entered and voted in the 2015 PGAM Young Adult Video Contest! Videos like this show the power of what young people can do, and the messages that they can share– 4 of the top 5 videos were entered by Oregonians under 18! ALL eligible entries receiving $5 in […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| March 5, 2015

2015 marked the second-annual National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The National theme this year was “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. highlighted the issue of gambling disorders with it second-annual Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout […]

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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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