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2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

| February 19, 2016
2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

Welcome to participants of the 2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference! Thanks for your passion and great energy. You are doing fantastic work in your communities! Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just in mind that the materials and presentations shared here are Creative Commons copyrighted, so […]

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Training for ADAPT Providers – Gaming & Fantasy Sports: December 10, 2015

| December 9, 2015

Please feel free to review the slides below, and Questions or comments? Contact me. Thanks very much! Additional links: For addicts, fantasy sites can lead to a ruinous path | New York Times, 11/23/15 Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know Virtual Hope Box (recovery app) [Android |Apple] “Last […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

| October 9, 2015
Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

If you’ve been following any sports lately, you’ve almost surely seen or heard an ad for DraftKings or FanDuel. Daily fantasy sports (referred to by many as DFS) is a multibillion dollar industry—and it’s only getting bigger (if you don’t know how these games/contests work, there’s  a nice run-down in this “Daily Fantasy Sports  for Dummies” article). So what’s the […]

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2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 28, 2015
2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 September 2015 Marks the 20th Anniversary of Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon 2015 Governor’s Proclamation Governor Kate Brown has proclaimed September 29, 2015 as Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon. How to get involved: Tuesday, September 29: “Out of Luck” […]

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Workplace Gambling Policies

| July 30, 2015
Workplace Gambling Policies

Following are some sample recommended workplace policies for government agencies. Special thanks to Iowa Department of Public Health and Marion County Health Department.  Sample 1 (Credit: Iowa Department of Public Health) XYZ Corporation, Inc. (the Company) intends to help provide a gambling-free work environment for our clients and our employees. The Company believes gambling during work […]

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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

| July 22, 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! The slides for the July 22 workshop, “‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Youth and those in Addictions Recovery,” are below. Please contact Julie ([email protected]) if you have any questions! Here are some supplementary articles you might find interesting: Screen Addiction […]

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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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2015 Problem Gambling Art Search Results

| April 13, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Art Search Results

 2015: Congratulations to the top entries in Lane County! Click here to see the very latest art search info Congratulations and thanks to EVERYONE who participated in the 2015 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. […]

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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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