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Opioid Overdose Prevention

| July 24, 2017

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Healthy Directions Coalition

Healthy Directions Coalition

| July 13, 2017

Healthy Directions Coalition Who we are: We are people who live and work in Western Lane County who feel passionate about reducing substance abuse and promoting a healthy community. How does a coalition work? Unlike networks whose members act independently, coalitions bring organizations together to act jointly. Coalitions form to address specific issues or they […]

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Lane County GBG Data

Lane County GBG Data

| June 23, 2017

Academic Year 2016-2017 GBG Data Another year has passed with Lane County and the Good Behavior Game continues to grow. Growth includes changes Lane County made to help break down barriers in data collection. Overall, the GBG data this academic school year shows that the game is working.   Is the Good Behavior Game Working? […]

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Implications of the Emerging Trends in Gambling

Implications of the Emerging Trends in Gambling

| June 22, 2017

Don Feeney & Julie Hynes / National Conference on Problem Gambling July 21, 2017 – Portland, OR Don Feeney and Julie Hynes discussed emerging forms of gambling and their implications for a wide range of issues relating to problem gambling. How well do current gambling & problem gambling regulations, policy and programs meet the challenges posed by new […]

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Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

| June 19, 2017

Mission: To reduce the negative effects of problem/disordered gambling in Lane County. About the Committee: The Problem Gambling Advisory Committee advises Lane County problem gambling prevention staff on gambling-related issues facing Lane County. Topics include: awareness activities (see: media, youth posters, videos), gambling access issues and policies, and efforts to increase problem gambling awareness throughout Lane County.  Anyone […]

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Addictive Behaviors Course at UO – Problem Gambling, Julie Hynes

| June 15, 2017

Slides from Class – Problem Gambling – June 19, 2017 Welcome! The slide deck and other resources are posted here for your reference. Questions or comments? Contact me. Best wishes in all you do! A few key resources in the news on esports and daily fantasy sports to watch/read and share: How a 16-year-old gamer turned […]

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Problem Gambling: Key Considerations for Behavioral Health Providers

Problem Gambling: Key Considerations for Behavioral Health Providers

| June 8, 2017

A training for Lane County Behavioral Health providers   Thank you for your time! The complete, “clickable” slide deck is below. Additional resources may be added following your questions and comments during the training. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck   Additional Resources: www.opgr.org – Oregon Problem Gambling Resource Screening […]

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Online Safety – Tips for Parents and Educators

Online Safety – Tips for Parents and Educators

| June 5, 2017

What to do in this tech world when things seem to be moving at light speed? As much as things move quickly, our kids move along with the technology. We have to keep up to keep them safe.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Tobacco Prevention Success in Lane County

Celebrating 20 Years of Tobacco Prevention Success in Lane County

| May 19, 2017

On Friday, May 19, Governor Brown visited Cottage Grove High School to celebrate the Tobacco Prevention & Education Program’s (TPEP) 20th Anniversary.  Upon entering the event, attendees received colorful “Everyday Tobacco Free” bracelets from the Cottage Grove Youth Advisory Council (YAC).  The room was nearly packed to its 96 person fire code capacity, and the […]

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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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