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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

| June 3, 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! Looking forward to connecting with you at the 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,” will be made available immediately following the workshop. In the […]

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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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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| March 5, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2015 marked the second-annual National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The National theme this year was “Have the conversation.” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information Register for the May 15 Disordered Gambling training The U.S. highlighted the issue of gambling disorders with it second-annual Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout […]

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

| February 10, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2015 Iowa Department of Public Health Webinar: ‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Welcome to participants of the February 11 and March 4, 2015 Iowa Department of Public Health webinar.  Thank you for spending your time, and for your excellent questions, during the webinar. The slides from the […]

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