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

| October 9, 2014
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services Conference Welcome to participants of the 2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services conference! We hope you had a great conference experience. . This presentation examines the rapidly-shifting world of technology that has outpaced even many experts’ abilities to keep up. From video games to social network gaming, we look into recent trends with […]

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2014 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 29, 2014
2014 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 View: Last Year’s Event Photos on Facebook |   About Awareness Day September 29 has been  by Governor Kitzhaber and Secretary of State Kate Brown as Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon. On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own […]

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2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

| July 2, 2014
2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling Presentations

Welcome to participants of the 2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling! We hope you had a great conference experience. Following are presentations from Julie Hynes. Below are the slides (with clickable links included for all references) as well as handouts. Keep in mind that these presentations are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please do contact us for materials. […]

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Addictive Behaviors Course at UO – Disordered Gambling, Julie Hynes

| June 11, 2014

  Understanding Addictions Slides from Class – Disordered Gambling – June 18, 2014 The slides below include what we discussed in class and, as noted, provide additional content for your reference. Questions or comments? Contact me. Best wishes in all you do! Problem Gambling: Understanding Addictions View more presentations from Lane County Prevention Program Side info: […]

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Risk & Protective Factors in Prevention, and Where Problem Gambling Fits In

| April 25, 2014
Risk & Protective Factors in Prevention, and Where Problem Gambling Fits In

2014 Focus on the Future: Western Regional Conference on Problem Gambling Welcome, conference participants! Thank you very much for your time and attention in attending the workshop on risk & protective factors on problem gambling. Prevention is a different world, so my hope is that you came away with some more understanding of the foundations […]

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2014 Video Contest Results Are In! And First Place Goes to….

| April 2, 2014
2014 Video Contest Results Are In!  And First Place Goes to….

Results are in! Votes for Claire, Josiah and Justin have been recorded and the official count is in. Final votes are below. Congratulations to Justin Crowe!  Crowe gets the GoPro!  Claire Chong will be awarded a $100 gift card to the University of Oregon bookstore, and Josiah Dawley will be awarded a $50 Target gift card. […]

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About the 2014 Video Contest

| March 7, 2014
About the 2014 Video Contest

[return to videos main page] Deadline: Entry deadline has passed. Videos were due Thursday, March 20 at 11:59PM. Eligibility: The contest is open to residents of Oregon, with primary entrants up to 25 years old (those helping can be any age). The contest is not open to providers or immediate family members of Oregon Problem Gambling […]

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March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| February 27, 2014
March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

For Immediate Release — March 19, 2014 Contact: Jason Davis, Public Information Officer | (541) 682-8707 (Office) | (541) 510-6257 (Cell) For the first time ever, the U.S. is highlighting the issue of gambling disorders with a Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout March. An estimated 2.7 percent of the population of Oregon adults has a gambling problem — that’s about 9,600 adults here in Lane County, […]

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2014 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar

| February 5, 2014
2014 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar

2014 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars are in! Take a look at all of the great content from middle school students throughout Oregon. Looking to participate in the 2014 Problem Gambling Awareness Week art search? Click here to learn all you need to know. It’s easy and there are great prizes for winning students and participating […]

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Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

| December 19, 2013
Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

Mission: To reduce the negative effects of problem/disordered gambling in Lane County. Next meeting: July 1, 2014 Minutes (PDF):   January 2014  The Problem Gambling Advisory Committee advises Lane County problem gambling prevention staff on gambling-related issues facing Lane County. Topics include: awareness activities (see: media, youth posters, videos), gambling access issues and policies, and efforts to increase […]

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