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Tips for safe holiday event planning

| December 5, 2017
Tips for safe holiday event planning

While intended to be fun,  many holidays can be a stressful time for many of us. Check out the tips below to help enjoy a safe and happy holiday season. Know someone who is depressed or suicidal? Get resources here. Life-Saving Tips for Party Planners [Adapted from Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s party tips] Serve plenty of […]

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Health Equity In Lane County

| October 23, 2017
Health Equity In Lane County

This report is the first effort in Lane County to systematically document health disparities among racial and ethnic populations and to describe the disproportionate burden of disease among communities of color. We hope it will foster dialogue and guide future public health policy and practice to enhance health equity for all. Health is a state […]

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Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

| August 11, 2017
Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

Who we are The Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition is a group of community partners working to proactively address substance abuse in Eugene and Springfield. We do this through: The promotion of positive norms and community standards Healthy youth and family development Advocacy and education The ESPC is focused on reducing alcohol, marijuana and other drug use […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| April 26, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March was Problem Gambling Awareness Month, but it’s never too late to “Have the Conversation!” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information   About Problem Gambling Awareness Month The U.S. highlights the issue of gambling disorders with National Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout the month of March. A new Oregon study estimates that […]

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Indoor Clean Air Act Violation – Report a Violation

| April 20, 2017
Indoor Clean Air Act Violation – Report a Violation

Oregon’s Indoor Clean Air Act bans smoking, vaping, or ashtrays: Indoors where people work Public places Within 10 feet of all entrances, exits, ramps to an entrance or exit, windows that open and air-intake vents. To report a violation call 1-866-621-6107 or visit http://healthoregon.org/morefreshair.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits: Sales to […]

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Sharps Disposal Locations in Lane County

| February 15, 2017
Sharps Disposal Locations in Lane County

Locations to dispose of sharps disposal containers Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your sharps disposal containers year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County, Oregon? Click here to search for where to safely dispose of sharps containers throughout the U.S.  Eugene HIV Alliance Main Office 1966 Garden Avenue 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri Whitebird 341 E 12th Avenue 9am-10pm, Mon-Fri […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| January 20, 2017
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month — take time to “have the conversation.” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information More information on 2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month coming soon! (Tag #PGAM in all of your social media posts.) 2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month: NEW radio […]

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After A Suicide – Postvention

| October 6, 2016
After A Suicide – Postvention

Postvention refers to programs and interventions for survivors following a death by suicide. These activities help alleviate the suffering and emotional distress of suicide survivors and help prevent suicide contagion. (Preventing Suicide:  A Toolkit for High Schools, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2012 Resources After a Suicide:  A Toolkit for Schools, Suicide Prevention […]

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

| September 22, 2016
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Prescription Drug Take Back Event April 30th  The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Lane County Sheriff’s Office will partner April 30th for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The take-back event will […]

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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

| August 28, 2016
Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health problems; 12 Human Resource Management credits In this course, you will learn: The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance […]

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