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Oregon Governor Kate Brown to Visit Cottage Grove to Celebrate 20 Years of Tobacco Prevention Success in Lane County

Oregon Governor Kate Brown to Visit Cottage Grove to Celebrate 20 Years of Tobacco Prevention Success in Lane County

| May 19, 2017

Oregon Health Authority | May 17, 2017 What: Governor Kate Brown, with support from Oregon Health Authority (OHA), will announce the state’s tobacco prevention priorities moving beyond 2017. The event will also celebrate the successes of Lane County’s tobacco prevention efforts over the past two decades. More than 20 years have passed since Oregonians voted […]

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Prevention, Current Conditions, & the Opioid Crisis – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

Prevention, Current Conditions, & the Opioid Crisis – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

| May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 | Guest lecture at LCC – Psychopharmacology Hello to Gene’s Psychopharmacology students, Thanks for your time, great energy and dialogue today! The complete slide deck is here, and some additional resources that we had during class follows the slides. You’ll see Maria Kalnbach next Friday. Feel free to follow up with me at [email protected] @HynesUO. Thank you for […]

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Roger Brubaker

Roger Brubaker

| May 5, 2017

Prevention Team Intern Roger Brubaker is originally from Pennsylvania but has called Oregon home for over ten years. He is currently completing his Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology at Oregon State University. Before coming to the prevention team, Roger worked as a Graduate Teaching Associate at OSU and as a group facilitator in a […]

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Elisabeth Maxwell, PhD

Elisabeth Maxwell, PhD

| May 4, 2017

Sr. Community Health Analyst Contact:[email protected]| 541.682.3817 Elisabeth Maxwell is the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Coordinator and the Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator at PreventionLane. Elisabeth works with her Alcohol and Drug Prevention 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 […]

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Changing the Way We Think About Addictions and Youth | Focus on the Future 2017

| April 28, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Focus on the Future – TOGETHER! Conference in Olympia. Following is a PORTION of the discussion from Julie Hynes, Cam Adair and Roger Fernandes’ panel, “Changing the Way We Think About Addictions and Youth.” We hope you find the materials here useful and relevant to your work. Questions? […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| April 23, 2017

The 2017 Youth Video Contest Official Results Thank you for your votes! We are excited to announce the top three videos, chosen by YOU! A BIG shout-out to Crow High School advisor Heather Hohnstein. While seven schools and individuals entered the contest, ALL three of these top videos were created by Ms. Hohnstein’s students!! YOUR TOP […]

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Report a Potential Tobacco Violation

Report a Potential Tobacco Violation

| April 20, 2017

Oregon’s Indoor Clean Air Act bans smoking, vaping, or ashtrays: Indoors where people work Public places Within 10 feet of all entrances, exits, ramps to an entrance or exit, windows that open and air-intake vents. To report a violation call 1-866-621-6107 or visit http://healthoregon.org/morefreshair.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits: Sales to […]

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Growing App-etites: Emerging Gaming/Gambling Trends, Connections & Concerns – April 28, 2017 Training | Burlington, VT

Growing App-etites: Emerging Gaming/Gambling Trends, Connections & Concerns – April 28, 2017 Training | Burlington, VT

| March 29, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 training, “Growing App-etites: Emerging Gaming/Gambling Trends, Connections & Concerns.” We hope you find the materials here useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck Resources: www.gamequitters.com |  GameQuitters YouTube channel Facts for parents on online gaming, fantasy sports […]

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Maine Annual Conference on Gambling Awareness | March 13, 2017

Maine Annual Conference on Gambling Awareness | March 13, 2017

| March 12, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Maine Conference on Gambling Awareness. We hope you find the materials here useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck (PDF) Supplemental Resources: Facts for parents on online gaming, fantasy sports and gambling Our new infographic on […]

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Infographic for Parents on Online Gaming and Gambling

| March 11, 2017

Technically, a person needs to be 18 years of age to gamble online.  Yet teens can and do play online for money. Why should we care? Also see: Facts for Parents on Electronic Gaming & Gambling  

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