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Indiana Conference on Problem Gambling | NCAA Hall of Champions | March 29, 2017

Indiana Conference on Problem Gambling | NCAA Hall of Champions | March 29, 2017

| March 24, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Month Training Event. We hope you find the materials here, regarding 2017 gambling trends and implications, useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck The slide deck will be posted here on March 29. […]

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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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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| March 1, 2017

The 2017 video contest is on!  About the Contest WHAT: A 30-60 second video PSA to increase awareness about problem gambling. Theme: “Have the conversation.” WHO:  Non-professional filmmakers who are residents of Oregon and are under 25 years old. (If you’re under 18, we will need your parent/guardian’s consent.) WHY: Problem gambling is often considered […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| February 26, 2017

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information  PSA on fantasy sports/sports betting This was a spot we had last year for Awareness Month. Special thanks to Willamette High School students, Alyssa Bergman and Kaela Ambron, for their wonderful voice talent in […]

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Obesity Prevention Resources

Obesity Prevention Resources

| February 24, 2017

Overweight and obesity together are the second leading cause of preventable death in Oregon. Obesity is a major contributing factor to many chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, and mobility problems. Obesity rates in Lane County have followed the national trend of dramatic increases over the past two decades. Over half of […]

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Teen and ‘Tween-Proof Your Home: Teen Proofing Tips

Teen and ‘Tween-Proof Your Home: Teen Proofing Tips

| February 22, 2017

When they were little you covered outlets, locked cabinets, and taught them the importance of seatbelts. They need that helping hand now, more than ever. Go down the checklist & make sure you’re teen-proofing your home today. And remember, it’s not about trust, it’s about keeping kids safe!

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Mind Your Mind @ Work Awards 2017

Mind Your Mind @ Work Awards 2017

| February 18, 2017

The month of May is Mind Your Mind Month! This year employers in Lane County will be recognized for the work they are doing to support their employees’ mental wellness. Details at www.mindyourmindproject.org  

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| February 18, 2017

The 2017 Art / Poster Search is ON! We are excited to announce the 14th annual Problem Gambling Awareness Art/Poster Search. Who makes these posters? Middle schoolers all around Oregon. Why should I make a poster? Out of wanting to help others, of course! Aside from that: we have prizes! In Lane County, EVERY middle schooler […]

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Sharps Disposal Locations in Lane County

Sharps Disposal Locations in Lane County

| February 15, 2017

Locations to dispose of sharps disposal containers Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your sharps disposal containers year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County, Oregon? Click here to search for where to safely dispose of sharps containers throughout the U.S.  Eugene HIV Alliance Main Office 1966 Garden Avenue 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri Whitebird 341 E 12th Avenue 9am-10pm, Mon-Fri […]

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