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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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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| February 27, 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 The U.S. is highlighting the issue of gambling disorders with it second-annual Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout March. An estimated 81,000 Oregon adults has a gambling problem — that’s about […]

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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 Video Contest

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| February 27, 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 […]

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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 27.  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! Middle school aged youth are eligible to participate in the art searchh (6th – 8th graders). You […]

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| February 24, 2015

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Effective Prevention – Guest Lecture – Julie Hynes

| February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 Guest lecture at Youth Substance Use, Lane Community College. February 18, 2015 with Julie Hynes, MA, CPS

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VERB Summer Score Card for Youth Physical Activity

VERB Summer Score Card for Youth Physical Activity

| February 12, 2015

Written quotations are now being accepted! The Prevention Program is partnering with Trillium Community Health Plan  to offer this program to increase physical activity for 9-13 year olds for the summer of 2015. Based on the CDC’s VERB: It’s What You Do campaign, the Summer Score Card offers incentives and opportunities for youth physical activity […]

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

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

| February 10, 2015

2015 Iowa Department of Public Health Webinar: ‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Welcome to participants of the February 11, 2015 Iowa Department of Public Health webinar.  Thank you for spending your time, and for your excellent questions, during the webinar. Slides are posted below. Keep in mind that […]

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Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Marijuana Laws in Oregon

| February 10, 2015

Beginning on July 1, 2015, Measure 91 will allow the personal use and possession of marijuana under Oregon law for people who are 21 years of age and older. However, many things in our current marijuana laws will remain illegal for any person.   It is important to be aware of Oregon’s changing laws around marijuana. […]

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