The 2017 video contest is on! About the Contest WHAT: A 30-60 second video PSA to increase awareness about problem gambling. Theme: “Have the conversation.” WHO: Non-professional filmmakers who are residents of Oregon and are under 25 years old. (If you’re under 18, we will need your parent/guardian’s consent.) WHY: Problem gambling is often considered […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]