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

| October 9, 2014
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services Conference Welcome to participants of the 2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services conference! We hope you had a great conference experience. . This presentation examines the rapidly-shifting world of technology that has outpaced even many experts’ abilities to keep up. From video games to social network gaming, we look into recent trends with […]

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2014 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 29, 2014
2014 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 View: Last Year’s Event Photos on Facebook |   About Awareness Day September 29 has been  by Governor Kitzhaber and Secretary of State Kate Brown as Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon. On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own […]

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