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Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

| October 28, 2014
Making Connections: Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

November 4-6, 2014 | Valley River Inn | Eugene, OR See you soon! (A few spaces are still available–register today!) Increase understanding about mental wellness and its connection to our overall health Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs and increase resilience after […]

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Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

| August 21, 2014
Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

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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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

| May 1, 2014
Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Featured Event Making Connections:  Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences November 4-6, 2014  | Eugene, OR Conference goals: Increase understanding about mental wellness: the connection to our overall health Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs Reflect on our work Apply […]

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Health is Mental

| January 14, 2014
Health is Mental

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Mental Health Promotion Steering Committee

| November 21, 2013
Mental Health Promotion Steering Committee

Goal To facilitate community efforts to promote mental health and prevent suicide in Lane County. 2014 Objectives Identify Lane County suicide prevention, screening, assessment and referral services Promote coordination and awareness of mental health promotion and suicide prevention resources Increase opportunities for provider and public mental health promotion and suicide prevention education Implement public educational […]

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Mental Health Print Resources

| August 23, 2013
Mental Health Print Resources

Click any number of resources to view/print. Unless otherwise noted, the resources are in PDF format. Get suicide prevention resources here. Other Print Resources: Mental Health Data Sheet (Lane County Prevention Program) Teen Depression: Fact Sheet

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Mental Health Promotion Links

| August 23, 2013
Mental Health Promotion Links

On this page you will find links and resources just click on the title to reveal the associated links beneath it. If you are looking for suicide prevention resources? Visit our Suicide Prevention section. Just click on the “+” symbol to see more.

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Multimedia Resources: Mental Health Promotion

| August 23, 2013

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Data and Research on Mental Health Promotion

| August 23, 2013
Data and Research on Mental Health Promotion

See also: Suicide Prevention Data/Research From the   information sheet (SAMHSA): About one in five adults (ages 18 and older) has a diagnosable mental disorder. (National Institute of Mental Health) Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart disease. (U.S. Surgeon General’s Report) Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, income, race, religion, […]

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Mental Health – For Young Adults

| June 11, 2013
Mental Health – For Young Adults

Mental health issues affect a person’s physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. They are not causes by poor decisions or bad habits and they are treatable. There are many different types of treatments such as medication, rehabilitation, psychotherapy, group therapy, self-help of a combination of these. They type of treatment that works best is dependent on the person.

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