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Prevention Resources for CASA Trainees – May 28, 2015

| May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 Presentation from Julie Hynes Thank you very much for your time — and especially for being a CASA!! Contact us anytime for more information. Slides from this evening are below, as are additional links to resources we hope will be helpful for you. Thank you again! – Julie Learn more about what […]

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Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

Michelle Hampton, MPS, CPS

| May 28, 2015

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.4623 Michelle Hampton (formerly Lowery) coordinates the school-based prevention work for Lane County Public Health. Michelle’s work history includes substance abuse prevention; supporting mental health work under 100% Access, family support work with young parents in housing, parenting and life skills; county coordination of a child abuse prevention program […]

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May is “Mind Your Mind Month”

May is “Mind Your Mind Month”

| May 26, 2015

May is Lane County’s “Mind Your Mind Month.” Join other Lane County schools, businesses, organizations, faith communities and neighborhoods to celebrate Mind Your Mind Month because mental wellness matters!  For details, go to www.mindyourmindproject.org Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings Mental Health First Aid (MHFA): Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| May 24, 2015

Congratulations to the top entries in Lane County! Congratulations and thanks to EVERYONE who participated in this year’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search. The top poster from Lane County, selected to appear in the 2016 Problem Gambling Services Calendar, was from Bri Johnson. Her simple message, “Gambling for money online is illegal,” […]

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National Prevention Week 2015

National Prevention Week 2015

| May 19, 2015

May 17-23 was National Prevention Week! We are thrilled to participate in SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week 2015, working to prevent substance abuse and promote mental health! Our work starts with Lane County, and we want to honor those prevention champions who have made a difference in our communities. This was the third year of National Prevention Week; […]

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The Good Behavior Game

The Good Behavior Game

| May 15, 2015

The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a research-based behavior management model that increases student academic time by decreasing disruptive behaviors. Through the Good Behavior Game, students work together, as members of teams, to create a positive learning environment by self-monitoring their own behavior as well as that of their classmates. Teachers use the GBG during the regular school day.

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Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

| May 12, 2015

For immediate release – 5/13/15 On Wednesday May 13, several Crow High School students and their drama teacher, Heather Hohnstein, were honored at a school-wide assembly for their award-winning entries in a statewide problem gambling awareness video contest. Lane County Public Health, in coordination with Jackson County Health & Human Services, sponsored the contest, which was held throughout […]

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Prescription Drug Take Back Event in Lane County

Prescription Drug Take Back Event in Lane County

| May 12, 2015

Lane County Prevention Program & Law Enforcement Prescription Drug Take Back Event Lane County Prevention Program, Sherriff’s Office and local police departments will be collaborating to host a prescription drug take back event at several locations across the county. The effort to decrease the number of expired or unwanted prescription drugs in our community is in order to […]

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Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes in Lane County

| May 12, 2015

Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your old or unused prescription drugs year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County? Click here. Coburg Police Department Lobby – 91136 North Willamette Street 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri Cottage Grove Police Department Lobby 400 East Main Street 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri Eugene Police Department Lobby 300 Country Club Road 24 Hours Lane County Sheriff’s Office Lobby […]

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Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones

| May 8, 2015

Content & Creative Design Consultant, Oregon Problem Gambling Services Web Designer Contact: [email protected] | 541.682.3317 Kelsey is in her final term at the University of Oregon in the Family and Human Services program which gave her the opportunity to intern at various organizations within the Lane County community. Such locations include the Vivian Olum Child Development […]

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