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Workplace Gambling Policies

| July 30, 2015
Workplace Gambling Policies

Following are some sample recommended workplace policies for government agencies. Special thanks to Iowa Department of Public Health and Marion County Health Department.  Sample 1 (Credit: Iowa Department of Public Health) XYZ Corporation, Inc. (the Company) intends to help provide a gambling-free work environment for our clients and our employees. The Company believes gambling during work […]

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2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| July 28, 2015
2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 September 2015 Marks the 20th Anniversary of Problem Gambling Awareness Day in Oregon Stay tuned for efforts planned for this year! On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own life. He left behind a family full of grief, sadness, […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: 2015 Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies Conference

| July 22, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: 2015 Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies Conference

Welcome to participants of the  2015 NWIAS (Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies) Conference! The slides for the July 22 workshop, “‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Youth and those in Addictions Recovery,” are below. Please contact Julie ([email protected]) if you have any questions! Here are some supplementary articles you might find interesting: Screen Addiction […]

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The Good Behavior Game

| May 15, 2015
The Good Behavior Game

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.

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Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

| May 12, 2015
Lane County youth acknowledged for raising awareness of problem gambling through video public service announcements

For immediate release – 5/13/15 On Wednesday May 13, several Crow High School students and their drama teacher, Heather Hohnstein, were honored at a school-wide assembly for their award-winning entries in a statewide problem gambling awareness video contest. Lane County Public Health, in coordination with Jackson County Health & Human Services, sponsored the contest, which was held throughout […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| April 30, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

Welcome to participants of the  2015 Focus on the Future Conference Thank you so much for your time and energy at the conference! View the presentation below, or download the click-friendly slides.  Thanks for your excellent contributions to this workshop! Below are some resources as mentioned. A small insight into fantasy sports (video): America’s Latest Obsession: […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| April 13, 2015

Welcome to participants of the  2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems! Thank you so much for your time and energy at the conference! View the presentation below. Additional questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes (Julie.Hynes [at] co.lane.or.us). App-rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Games and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable | Julie Hynes […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| April 12, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

Congratulations to the top entries in Lane County! Congratulations and thanks to EVERYONE who participated in this year’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search. The top poster from Lane County, selected to appear in the 2016 Problem Gambling Services Calendar, was from Bri Johnson. Her simple message, “Gambling for money online is illegal,” […]

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2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

| April 1, 2015
2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

Want to vote on your favorite videos? Click here! Have any questions? Let us know! FAQs Can I just “share” your link on my Facebook and have those votes still count? No. Unfortunately, due to privacy settings, we are unable to count all of the votes from shared posts.  So, we ask voters to actually click “like” […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| March 7, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

Official results are in! Congratulations and THANKS to all who entered and voted in the 2015 PGAM Young Adult Video Contest! Videos like this show the power of what young people can do, and the messages that they can share– 4 of the top 5 videos were entered by Oregonians under 18! ALL eligible entries receiving $5 in […]

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