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Indiana Conference on Problem Gambling | NCAA Hall of Champions | March 29, 2017

| March 24, 2017
Indiana Conference on Problem Gambling | NCAA Hall of Champions | March 29, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Month Training Event. We hope you find the materials here, regarding 2017 gambling trends and implications, useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck The slide deck will be posted here on March 29. […]

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Maine Annual Conference on Gambling Awareness | March 13, 2017

| March 12, 2017
Maine Annual Conference on Gambling Awareness | March 13, 2017

Welcome! Thanks for being a part of the 2017 Maine Conference on Gambling Awareness. We hope you find the materials here useful and relevant to your work. Questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes ([email protected]). Slide Deck (PDF) Supplemental Resources: Facts for parents on online gaming, fantasy sports and gambling Our new infographic on […]

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Infographic for Parents on Online Gaming and Gambling

| March 11, 2017

Technically, a person needs to be 18 years of age to gamble online.  Yet teens can and do play online for money. Why should we care? Also see: Facts for Parents on Electronic Gaming & Gambling  

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| March 1, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

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 […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| February 26, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information  PSA on fantasy sports/sports betting This was a spot we had last year for Awareness Month. Special thanks to Willamette High School students, Alyssa Bergman and Kaela Ambron, for their wonderful voice talent in […]

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Obesity Prevention Resources

| February 24, 2017
Obesity Prevention Resources

Overweight and obesity together are the second leading cause of preventable death in Oregon. Obesity is a major contributing factor to many chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, and mobility problems. Obesity rates in Lane County have followed the national trend of dramatic increases over the past two decades. Over half of […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| February 18, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

The 2017 Art / Poster Search is ON! We are excited to announce the 14th annual Problem Gambling Awareness Art/Poster Search. Who makes these posters? Middle schoolers all around Oregon. Why should I make a poster? Out of wanting to help others, of course! Aside from that: we have prizes! In Lane County, EVERY middle schooler […]

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Food Security

| February 15, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food security as “access by all people at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life.” Food in security is associated with numerous chronic health problems and mental health issues in adults. Poverty and unemployment are predictors of food insecurity. In 2013, Lane County’s food insecurity […]

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Obesity Prevention

| February 15, 2017

Definitions Obesity: Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher Body Mass Index (BMI): A measure of an adult’s weight in relation to his or her height Obesity in Lane County Obesity is a risk factor for chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer. In Lane County […]

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20th Annual KYCPG Educational and Awareness Conference – Feb. 2017

| February 9, 2017
20th Annual KYCPG Educational and Awareness Conference – Feb. 2017

Welcome, KYCPG Conference Attendees! Hope you have enjoyed the 20th annual KYCPG Educational & Awareness Conference. Special thanks to Mike Stone and the conference committee for putting together such great resources for the entire conference. Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just keep in mind […]

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