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2014 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest Winners

| April 18, 2014
2014 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest Winners

2014 Results [Click here to view information about the 2015 contest.] Final votes from the top three videos last year are below: First Place: “Help is Available” by Justin Crowe Via PreventionLane on Facebook.   Second Place:  “Anyone” – by Claire Chong Via PreventionLane on Facebook. Third Place: “Hope & Help” – by Josiah Dawley […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar

| February 5, 2014
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar

2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendars are in! The calendars feature amazing art from middle school students throughout Oregon. Click here to find out more about the 2016 middle school art search. It’s easy and there are prizes for ALL eligible students, as well as gift cards for highest selected art, and for participating teachers! Need a hard copy […]

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Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

| December 19, 2013
Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee

Mission: To reduce the negative effects of problem/disordered gambling in Lane County. About the Committee: The Problem Gambling Advisory Committee advises Lane County problem gambling prevention staff on gambling-related issues facing Lane County. Topics include: awareness activities (see: media, youth posters, videos), gambling access issues and policies, and efforts to increase problem gambling awareness throughout Lane County.  Anyone […]

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Oregonians for Gambling Awareness Organization and Ronda Hatefi

| November 6, 2013
Oregonians for Gambling Awareness Organization and Ronda Hatefi

About Ronda Hatefi, founder of Oregonians for Gambling Awareness Organization, in her words: “I have been married 30 years, have 2 grown children and 2 grand daughters.  Both of my children have graduated college, are working in their professions and are married.  I am very proud of them and their accomplishments.  They both grew up […]

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References

| November 6, 2013

References 1998 Gross Annual Wager Report.  International Gaming and Business Wagering (IGBW) Trade Magazine. (1999, August). [Electronic version.] Associated Press (A.P.). (1999, April 10). Casino Profits Make Tribal Membership Increasingly Popular. Becona, E., Del Carmen Lorenzo, M., & Fuentes, M.J. (1996). Pathological gambling and depression.  Psychological Reports, 78, 635-640. Carlson, M.J. & Moore, T.L. (1998).  […]

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Problem Gambling Advisory Committee Survey

| November 6, 2013

The Lane County Problem Gambling Advisory Committee is seeking your input to improve on its efforts. This survey is not required, however we would like to solicit your feedback on your interests, committee efforts, and ways to make this committee more successful to the community and all of us. Please note the survey is confidential. […]

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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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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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