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“In their words” from gamblers in recovery

| February 5, 2013

Do you have a story you’d like to submit? Contact us today. Goodbye Gamble, Goodbye I thought you were my friend.  When I was down and out, lonely or blue I always sought my friend – you.  You were always there for me – bright lights, long nights, fun games, and an immersion in the […]

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“Deal or No Dice” Problem Gambling Prevention & Educational Tool

| February 5, 2013
“Deal or No Dice” Problem Gambling Prevention & Educational Tool

We’ve created an innovative educational version of the game show/video game, “Deal or No Deal,” to help introduce the topic of problem gambling and increase awareness. Instead of all luck, as the real game would demonstrate, students get to participate in a trivia version of the game – with of course some luck involved!  to download your free customizable presentation […]

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2007 College Gambling Habits Survey – University of Oregon

| February 5, 2013
2007 College Gambling Habits Survey – University of Oregon

2007 University of Oregon Gambling Habits Survey 450 University of Oregon students participated in a confidential online survey,  conducted by Northwest Survey & Data Services, Inc., in May 2007.   Data from the survey were used to plan evidence-based problem gambling awareness efforts in conjunction with the University of Oregon. Executive Summary Key Charts: full report […]

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University of Oregon Student Gambling Survey – Executive Summary

| February 5, 2013
University of Oregon Student Gambling Survey – Executive Summary

The  University of Oregon Student Gambling Survey was commissioned by the Lane County Prevention Program and conducted by Steve Johnson & Associates LLC. Citation: Johnson, S. and McCaslin, C. (2010, June.) UO Student Gambling Survey. Eugene, OR: Steve Johnson & Associates. Stephen Johnson, Ph.D. & Christine McCaslin, MCRP Introduction In Oregon today almost 3% of […]

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Warning Signs of Problem Gambling Among College Students

| February 5, 2013
Warning Signs of Problem Gambling Among College Students

Preoccupied with gambling (i.e. reliving past gambling experiences,planning the next venture, or thinking of ways to get money with which to gamble) Secretive about his/her gambling habits, and defensive when confronted Trying unsuccessfully to control, cut back or stop gambling Increasing bet amounts when gambling in order to achieve the desired excitement (“high”) Restless or […]

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College Problem Gambling | – Lane County Prevention Program

| February 5, 2013
College Problem Gambling |  – Lane County Prevention Program

Problem Gambling & College Texas Hold’em tournaments. Super Bowl bets. Online gambling. For most people, gambling is usually harmless entertainment. But for a growing number of young adults, gambling is becoming more than fun.  For some, debts rise, they drop out of school, have trouble paying rent and are using up their financial aid to […]

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College Students and Online Gambling

| February 5, 2013
College Students and Online Gambling

From poker sites to daily fantasy sports sites and more, online gambling is easy to find and makes billions a year and can be accessed just about anywhere. But why are so many people bothered by the idea of online gambling? Some concerns There’s no limitation on availability. At home, in pajamas, it could hardly be more […]

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Tips for Responsible Gambling

| February 5, 2013
Tips for Responsible Gambling

Gamble for 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 “chase” (gamble to win […]

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2015 Middle School Art Search: Selection Process and Criteria

| February 5, 2013
2015 Middle School Art Search: Selection Process and Criteria

Middle school aged youth are eligible to participate in the art search (6th – 8th graders). You don’t have to be connected with a certain school to submit your art (could be “just” you, if you’re in a youth group, church group, homeschool, etc.).  The art search deadline is  March 27, 2015.  Statewide judging of […]

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2010 Video Contest | “No Problem Gambler Stands Alone”

| December 13, 2012

  2010 Video Contest – “No Problem Gambler Stands Alone”

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