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University of Oregon Football Players Created Problem Gambling Awareness Video | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013
University of Oregon Football Players Created Problem Gambling Awareness Video |  – Lane County Prevention Program

“A Gambler’s Addiction” UO Duck football players create public awareness video, win award for first Problem Gambling Awareness Video Contest held in Lane County On the heels of Problem Gambling Awareness Week in Oregon, the Lane County Prevention Program announced the award for winning video in the first ever Problem Gambling Awareness video contest. The […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention Videos

| February 5, 2013

For all of our PreventionLane videos, see our YouTube page. For Spanish media, see our site en español. 2011 Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week KMTR News | March 14, 2011 | Youth Use Media to Help Attack Problem Gambling KVAL News | March 10, 2011 | “Youth Gambling” Interview with Shelley Kurtz, KVAL News | […]

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2011 Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week Media Advisory

| February 5, 2013
2011 Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week Media Advisory

The latest data on Oregon students show that gambling starts as early as sixth grade, and that youth who gamble are much more likely to be involved in other risky behaviors. The data, tabulated by the Oregon Health Authority, show that 6th-11th grade youth who gamble are far more likely to have drunk alcohol, used […]

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Talking with Your Kids About Gambling | Problem Gambling Prevention | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013
Talking with Your Kids About Gambling | Problem Gambling Prevention |  – Lane County Prevention Program

For Parents: Talking with Your Kids About Gambling See also: The Influence of Parents on Youth Gambling | Tips for teachers Relatively high proportions of parents (regardless of whether or not they gamble) believe that gambling is a harmless activity… that youth who gamble are unlikely to have problems in school, and that youth gambling […]

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10 Tips for Responsible Gambling

| February 5, 2013
10 Tips for Responsible Gambling

Gamble only if it’s fun. Think of the money you lose as the cost of entertainment. Set a dollar limit and stick to it. Set a time limit and stick to it. Accept losing as part of the game. Don’t borrow money to gamble. Don’t let gambling interfere with family, friends, or work. Don’t gamble […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013

Gambling Self-Assessment This test is a screening instrument only – it does not yield a diagnosis. Only a qualified professional should make a proper diagnosis. NOTE: If you suspect that you have a gambling problem, you should seek help for that problem regardless of how you score on this screening test. [In Lane County, contact […]

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2011 Washington Prevention Summit Presentation | Problem Gambling Prevention | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013

2011 Washington State Prevention Summit Presentation Thanks for attending the 2011 Washington State Prevention Summit workshop, “Integrating Problem Gambling Prevention on a Time Budget.” The following are the slides from the presentation, and below it are resources that are ready for you to use and plug in. Please contact us if you have questions. Thank […]

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Problem Gambling Awareness Project University of Oregon

| February 5, 2013
Problem Gambling Awareness Project  University of Oregon

About the project The Problem Gambling Awareness Project (PGAP) at University of Oregon ran from Fall 2008 to Spring 2010 and was a collaboration of Lane County Prevention Program at Health & Human Services & the Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) at University of Oregon. The foundation for the project was a 2007 survey of […]

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Problem Gamblers Awareness Day 2005

| February 5, 2013

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day | Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week For Immediate Release 9/26/05 EVENT: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Rally: 10 Years of Commemorating Hope for Problem Gamblers Contact: Ronda Hatefi 541.688.7101 | Julie Hynes 541.682.3928 When:  Thursday, September 29 from noon to 1:00p.m. Where: State Capitol steps, Salem Citizens and family will hold a rally to […]

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Problem Gamblers Awareness Day 2006

| February 5, 2013

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day | Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week EVENT: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day rally in Eugene; spotlight on social gaming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 26, 2006 VISUAL/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: PEOPLE TELL THEIR STORIES; GAMBLING-RELATED TOYS AND VISUALS Contact: Julie Hynes, Lane County Problem Gambling Prevention Coordinator, 541.682.3928 Ronda Hatefi, Oregonians for Problem Gambling […]

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