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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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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 closes 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 […]

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2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| July 29, 2016

Related: PGAD 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 September 29, 2016 is the 21st Anniversary of Problem Gamblers Awareness Day The National Council on Problem Gambling is proud to promote the 2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day! More information is coming soon on activities planned, and how you can get involved. […]

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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

2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations and Materials 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 […]

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Christiane Ochoa, MPH

Christiane Ochoa, MPH

| July 1, 2016

Community Health Analyst Contact: [email protected]| 541.682.8789 Christiane is a Community Health Analyst who will be working on Tobacco Prevention and coordinating the Sustainable Relationships in Community Health (SRCH) grant. As the SRCH Coordinator, Christiane will be convening an ongoing partnership between Lane County Public Health, Trillium, Senior and Disability Services, the Community Health Centers of […]

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Mind Your Mind Conference:  Register Now!

Mind Your Mind Conference: Register Now!

| May 4, 2016

Registration is now open for the Mind Your Mind: Advancing Mental Wellness Conference! www.mindyourmindconference.org

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1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

| May 1, 2016

Fantasy Sports presentation: Problem Gamblers Network of WV Advanced Training | May 2, 2016 Thank you, West Virginia! It was great to spend the morning with you. I hope the presentation was helpful and useful to you in your work and life. (By the way, I’m now singing “I’d like to buy the world a […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| April 17, 2016

Results are in! Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2016 PGAM Video PSA Contest! Here are the official results for the top 3 videos, as voted by YOU, as of the close of voting at 12:00 am on 4/20. In 6 days, these videos got 4,000 views on Facebook and YouTube and over 500 votes […]

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