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Online Safety – Tips for Parents and Educators

| June 5, 2017
Online Safety – Tips for Parents and Educators

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

| February 22, 2017
Teen and ‘Tween-Proof Your Home: Teen Proofing Tips

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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Teen-Proof Your Home

| November 11, 2016
Teen-Proof Your Home

Remember “babyproofing” when they were little? ‘Tweens and teens need your guidance now more than ever. Below is a slide version of our “Teen Proof Your Home” presentation, presented at Spencer Butte Middle School. Also click over to our “[Spanish]” page for a helpful home checklist. Thank you for coming to this site–just being here […]

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South Eugene High School Parent Ed Night – March 10, 2016

| March 10, 2016
South Eugene High School Parent Ed Night – March 10, 2016

Parents, thank you for taking the time to come to Parent Ed Night! Remember: Kids still listen to you! Most teens listen when parents say “no” to teen drinking & drug use! Keep communicating! Want the full presentation? See below. South Eugene HS Parent Night from PreventionLane Check out these talking points: Wonder if your […]

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Sizzurp, Lean, Drank, Dirty Sprite: Cough Medicine Abuse

| September 10, 2015
Sizzurp, Lean, Drank, Dirty Sprite: Cough Medicine Abuse

What these things are, and why you should care What is “sizzurp”? “Sizzurp,” “purple drank,” “Texas tea,” “Dirty Sprite” and “lean” are common names for prescription or over-the-counter cough syrups which are commonly mixed with soda and/or candy. Key ingredients usually include prescription codeine (an opiate) and/or promethazine (an antihistamine), but can also be over-the-counter […]

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Marijuana Use, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding

| February 10, 2015
Marijuana Use, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding

There is no known safe amount of marijuana use during pregnancy. It is strongly recommended that pregnant women, as well as their partners, do not use marijuana, tobacco, alcohol, or any other drug due to possibility of impacting the healthy development of the baby. If you or your partner are using marijuana to treat a medical issue, […]

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Tips for safe holiday event planning

| December 5, 2014
Tips for safe holiday event planning

While intended to be fun,  many holidays can be a stressful time for many of us. Check out the tips below to help enjoy a safe and happy holiday season. Know someone who is depressed or suicidal? Get resources here. Life-Saving Tips for Party Planners [Adapted from Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s party tips] Serve plenty of […]

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Tips for a Healthy Baby

| December 17, 2013
Tips for a Healthy Baby

After your baby is born: Breastfeed your baby if possible–breastfeeding is best for your baby Keep your home smoke-free Spend time holding, loving and cuddling your baby Check to be sure your baby’s car seat is properly secured in the back seat Keep all your well-baby checkups For more information, check out these resources and talk with your healthcare […]

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Breastfeeding and Your Rights

| November 5, 2013
Breastfeeding and Your Rights

There are several laws that support women who breastfeed—both in the public and at the workplace. For details, visit the following websites: Oregon Breastfeeding Laws Federal Breastfeeding Laws

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Breastfeeding and the Workplace

| November 5, 2013
Breastfeeding and the Workplace

On this page: About | For employees | For employers | For assistance About Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Lane County Public Health (LCPH) in conjunction with the Breastfeeding Coalition of Lane County (BFCLC), WIC, and Health Babies, Healthy Communities (HBHC) recognizes the importance of breastfeeding in reducing chronic disease and increasing the health of our community.  Unfortunately, […]

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