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Good Options – “GO!”

Good Options – “GO!”

| September 9, 2016

Welcome to the “Good Options” page! Reenergize and replenish your body with meals that meets its nutritional needs. Good Options (GO!) is a collaborative effort between Prevention Lane and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Riverbend to increase your access to healthy food within the hospital. All items that meet our nutritional criteria of low sodium, no trans-fat […]

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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

| August 28, 2016

Suicide Prevention Week: September 5-10, 2016 Learn how to prevent suicide by taking 5 steps to save lives.  Learn more at www.preventionlane.org/suicide and  www.take5tosavelives.org   Learn more about helping those who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health or suicidal crisis.   Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the […]

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Tobacco 21 Public Meetings

Tobacco 21 Public Meetings

| August 26, 2016

Please register below to attend a Tobacco 21 Public Meeting in the following cities: Cottage Grove, Oakridge, Florence, Eugene, and Springfield. Light snacks will be available.

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Suicide Prevention Week:  September 5-10, 2016

Suicide Prevention Week: September 5-10, 2016

| August 25, 2016

Learn how to prevent suicide by taking 5 steps to save lives.  Learn more at www.preventionlane.org/suicide and  www.take5tosavelives.org

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2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

| August 19, 2016

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: Organizers encourage Oregonians to “Take A Break” – by Ronda Hatefi Take a Break Campaign is a way to reach out to gamblers in their families, asking them to check in with themselves to make sure they are still in control of their gambling, that they are still […]

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2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| August 14, 2016

September 29, 2016 is the 21st Anniversary of Problem Gamblers Awareness Day – A Message of Help and Hope for Problem Gamblers and Families Related: PGAD 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own life. He left […]

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Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

| August 10, 2016

Senior Community Health Analyst: County Prevention Coordinator (Substance Abuse Prevention) This position closed on 8/22/16 at 5:00 pm. Description This position will serve as the county prevention coordinator emphasizing coordination of efforts regarding substance abuse prevention and other problem behaviors; will be the lead in the alcohol and drug team within the Public Health Prevention program, […]

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Marijuana Edibles in Oregon – How to Keep Children and Pets Safe

Marijuana Edibles in Oregon – How to Keep Children and Pets Safe

| July 28, 2016

As of June 2, edible marijuana products containing up to 15 mg of THC can be available for retail sale in registered medical marijuana dispensaries across the state to adults 21 or over. Although smoking marijuana has the added risk of harmful smoke exposure, eating or drinking marijuana still exposes you to THC, the chemical that makes […]

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Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

| July 27, 2016

7/27/16 – Julie Hynes  Unless you’ve been under a Poké-rock, you’ve surely heard about (or have played) the new “augmented reality” app, Pokémon GO. This new app, released in early July, leaped in popularity so quickly that it already has more daily users than Twitter. Pokémon GO, a “free” game, has gotten people out and […]

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2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

| July 11, 2016

Thank you for visiting! Materials from Julie Hynes’ presentations are available below. Click here to view slides from the Prevention Showcase! Do you have questions, comments or suggestions? Please feel free to touch base anytime with Julie: [email protected] 7/19 update: Valve company sends cease and desist letters to skins gaming companies– http://imgur.com/a/qCKwk July 15: Fantasy Sports […]

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