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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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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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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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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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2010 Video Contest – “No Problem Gambler Stands Alone”

| December 13, 2012

  2010 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Video Contest – “No Problem Gambler Stands Alone” For Immediate Release 09/24/10 Contacts: Ronda Hatefi, 541.688.7101 Julie Hynes, Prevention Specialist, Lane County Public Health,  541.682.3928 or [email protected] Problem gambling awareness advocates to commemorate lost brother’s life by kicking off video contest Eugene advocate Ronda Hatefi teams up with Lane […]

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2010 Video Contest Results – “No Problem Gambler Stands Alone”

| December 13, 2012

  For more information, contact Julie Hynes [email protected] | 541.682.3928 1st place: Hayley Lowery (edited, 42 sec.) Original video: 2nd place: Desiree Robinson 3rd place: John Tutrone, Donald Sage, Juventino Garcia Supplementary Facts: Problem Gambling in Oregon The following information illustrates some key information about problem gambling in Oregon, as reported by 1,861 problem gamblers […]

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2012 Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week | Problem Gambling Prevention | – Lane County Prevention Program

| March 5, 2012

Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Week: March 4-10, 2012 Why an awareness week? About 75,000 Oregonian adults have a gambling problem, and yet problem gambling is known as a “hidden addiction.” The purpose of OGPAW is to increase public awareness and educate community providers about problem gambling. The effort began in keeping with the message of […]

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