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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| January 11, 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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2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 7, 2016
2016 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) It’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at a young age are far more likely to become […]

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September 29, 2016 – Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 28, 2016
September 29, 2016 – Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

“I Can Take a Break” – A Message of Help and Hope for Problem Gamblers and Families Related: PGAD 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 “Take A Break” campaign: Click here for information on Oregon’s “Take A Break” campaign! About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took […]

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2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

| August 19, 2016
2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: Organizers encourage Oregonians to “Take A Break”   MISSION The purpose of the “Take a Break” Campaign is to reach out to gamblers and family members to check in to make sure they are in control and gambling responsibly. About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” […]

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Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

| July 27, 2016
Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

7/27/16 – Julie Hynes  Unless you’ve been under a Poké-rock, you’ve surely heard about (or have played) the new “augmented reality” app, Pokémon GO. This new app, released in early July, leaped in popularity so quickly that it already has more daily users than Twitter. Pokémon GO, a “free” game, has gotten people out and […]

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2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

| July 11, 2016
2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

Thank you for visiting! Materials from Julie Hynes’ presentations are available below. Click here to view slides from the Prevention Showcase! Do you have questions, comments or suggestions? Please feel free to touch base anytime with Julie: [email protected] 7/19 update: Valve company sends cease and desist letters to skins gaming companies– http://imgur.com/a/qCKwk July 15: Fantasy Sports […]

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1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

| May 1, 2016
1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

Fantasy Sports presentation: Problem Gamblers Network of WV Advanced Training | May 2, 2016 Thank you, West Virginia! It was great to spend the morning with you. I hope the presentation was helpful and useful to you in your work and life. (By the way, I’m now singing “I’d like to buy the world a […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| April 17, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

Results are in! Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2016 PGAM Video PSA Contest! Here are the official results for the top 3 videos, as voted by YOU, as of the close of voting at 12:00 am on 4/20. In 6 days, these videos got 4,000 views on Facebook and YouTube and over 500 votes […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| April 11, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

Here are Your Lane County Top 5! Congratulations and thank you to ALL middle school youth who participated in the 2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Art Search! You can check out the top five posters here: –  Victoria M., 8th grade, Springfield (teacher: Ms. LaVelle) – Zaira G., 6th grade,  Eugene (teacher: Mr. Walker) – Jamie F., 8th grade,  Springfield […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| February 26, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March was Problem Gambling Awareness Month — but it’s always a good time “have the conversation.” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information NEW radio PSA on fantasy sports/sports betting! This PSA is airing on Eugene-area radio stations from the last week of March through the last week […]

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