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Substance Abuse Prevention – Online Resources

Substance Abuse Prevention – Online Resources

| August 29, 2014

Following are some resources we hope you will find helpful for substance abuse prevention. Resources with the  icon are located in Oregon. Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) The purpose of CAPT is to assist states, jurisdictions, and community-based prevention programs to apply scientifically-defensible strategies in their efforts to prevent substance abuse. Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies […]

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Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

| August 21, 2014

Drug and alcohol misuse are a serious problem both nationally and in Lane County. Alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. People who start drinking before age 15 are 5x more likely to develop abuse or dependence later in life than those who start after age 21. Between 2008-2010 […]

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Win With Water

Win With Water

| August 21, 2014

Lane County Prevention is partnering with Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth (LCHAY) to promote healthy vending for kids programs. As part of that work, LCHAY has launched a “Win With Water” campaign that is gaining national attention.                

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The Good Behavior Game Newsletter

The Good Behavior Game Newsletter

| August 20, 2014

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Renee Mulligan, MHS, CHES

Renee Mulligan, MHS, CHES

| August 19, 2014

Community Health Analyst Contact: Renee.Mulligan@co.lane.or.us | 541.682.8764   Renee Mulligan coordinates the Healthy Communities grant, focusing on worksite wellness, mental health promotion and obesity prevention. As a non-native Oregonian, Renee came to Lane County Public Health with a variety of experience in prevention and health education, most recently working in Health Promotion at the University of Oregon. […]

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Stephen Brown, ND, MPH

Stephen Brown, ND, MPH

| August 12, 2014

Meet Stephen Brown! Sr. Community Health Analyst Contact: Stephen.Brown@co.lane.or.us | 541.682.8731 Stephen Brown started with the prevention team on August 11. Stephen comes to Lane County Public Health after eight years as the Tobacco Prevention Program Coordinator for Coos County. He will be helping to implement the SPArC  grant tobacco prevention work plan. After being […]

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When a Loved One is Abusing Drugs/Alcohol: Resources for Youth and Young Adults

| August 8, 2014

It’s not your fault! You are NOT the cause of anyone else’s drinking or behavior. You can’t change or control anyone but yourself. You don’t have to accept their drinking/drug use, but can still love the person with the problem. They need help. You can build a good and healthy life for yourself, whether the alcoholic still drinks or not.

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E-cigarette fact sheet

E-cigarette fact sheet

| July 8, 2014

E-cigFactSheet_OHA What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are devices that allow users to mimic the act of smoking cigarettes while inhaling nicotine. Instead of smoke from burning tobacco, users inhale vapor consisting of nicotine, flavor additives and other chemicals. When users inhale from the end of an e-cigarette, a battery operated device heats a […]

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2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

| July 2, 2014

Welcome to participants of the 2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling! We hope you had a great conference experience. Following are presentations from Julie Hynes. Below are the slides (with clickable links included for all references) as well as handouts. Keep in mind that these presentations are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please do contact us for materials. […]

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Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

Join the prevention team – we’re hiring!

| June 12, 2014

Sr. Community Health Analyst – Job Closes 6/23/14 at 5:00pm Come join our team! We like to work hard AND have fun. The Sr. Community Health Analyst position will assist in implementing the Strategies for Policy and Environmental Change, Tobacco-Free grant. Work will focus on supporting increasing tobacco-free properties as well as expanding work on tobacco retailer licensing. This position […]

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