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Copyright information for Problem Gambling

| November 6, 2013
Copyright information for Problem Gambling

The material on this website is work by Lane County Public Health, and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. You are free to copy, distribute, display, and perform any content on this website that is not otherwise directly sourced to another author. These items are subject to their own copyrights, […]

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Problem Gambling Prevention Home

| October 9, 2013
Problem Gambling Prevention  Home

Welcome to the website of our nationally award-winning program. Here you will find a wealth of information, tips and resources on problem gambling. Need more? Contact us today.

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2012 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 6, 2013
2012 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 View: Event Photos on Facebook  [NEW!] | About Awareness Day | Oregon Lottery Press Release |   About Awareness Day September 29 has been  by Governor Kitzhaber and Secretary of State Kate Brown as Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon. Above: Awareness Day Flyer […]

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“Teen Gambling: It’s a Risky Deal” Video

| August 27, 2013
“Teen Gambling: It’s a Risky Deal” Video

Links: About the Video   |   Video length (including credits): 9:44 by Oregon Department of Human Services, Produced by Allied Video Productions & Marcia Martin & Associates If you are using this video in your classroom or other youth prevention efforts, please also use the .

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Vulnerable Populations for Gambling Problems

| August 27, 2013

There are certain populations which are considered more at risk for developing gambling problems.  These groups are commonly identified as youth, athletes, older adults, ethnic minorities, and persons with a history of substance abuse or mental health issues.  Click the links to learn more about how these groups are considered more at risk for problem […]

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Problem Gambling and the Workplace

| August 27, 2013
Problem Gambling and the Workplace

Information on this page is from Oregon Health Authority, Problem Gambling Services Just a generation ago, legal gambling was largely confined and problem gamblers were viewed as societal misfits. Now gambling is part of our mainstream culture and we know that most problem gamblers are ordinary hard working people. More than 72,000 adult Oregonians are […]

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Problem Gambling Awareness Efforts Focused on Lane County Youth

| August 27, 2013
Problem Gambling Awareness Efforts Focused on Lane County Youth

For Immediate Release 03/06/07 Local Transit Buses to Feature Youth-Created Posters That Raise Awareness of Problem Gambling Contacts: Julie Hynes, coordinator of Lane County Health and Human Services’ “Know the Rules of the Game” Problem Gambling Prevention Program, 541-682-3928; Sarah Kerr-Daly, Monroe Middle School teacher, 541-687-3254 Media Visual Op: Gambling awareness posters may be viewed before their public debut by contacting […]

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Gambling in Oregon

| August 27, 2013

Overview Some people automatically think about casinos when they think of gambling.  But did you know that gambling in Oregon is so popular that Oregon is only second in the United States to Nevada in the types of gambling Oregon offers? Here are some of the most common types of gambling in Oregon: “Traditional” lottery games (including scratch-off tickets, PowerBall, […]

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Problem/Disordered Gambling Definitions

| August 27, 2013
Problem/Disordered Gambling Definitions

There are many definitions of what people think is “gambling.” So what is it, really? Gambling (or “betting” or gaming”) is any behavior that involves the risking of money or valuables on the outcome of a game, contest, or other event. This event or game may be in part or totally dependent upon chance. The […]

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2013 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Teen-Proof Your Home

| August 27, 2013
2013 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Teen-Proof Your Home

“Teen-Proof Your Home” Welcome, conference participants! Hi and thanks for your time at the conference! The following materials are the “Teen-Proof Your Home” resources that we shared. We hope these resources will be helpful to you in your work. New to “Teen-Proof?” Let’s face it. Parents & teachers don’t have a whole lot of time, […]

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