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Tips for safe holiday event planning

| December 5, 2014
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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iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

| June 10, 2014
iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

Lane County Public Health teamed up with the University of Oregon to launch the iHost Responsible Parties campaign. iHost is a movement to educate young adults on how to host responsible parties in Lane County. Did you know? The Lane County Social Host Ordinance and City of Eugene’s Ordinance on Unruly Gatherings holds party hosts and […]

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Lane County Prevention Online Library Resource List

| August 27, 2013

To view or download a publication that interests you, please click on the publication title. A link has been provided for publications that can be ordered online. Many of the publications below are also available in our Resource Library as well as additional resources not listed below.

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Prevention Cost Savings Facts

| August 27, 2013
Prevention Cost Savings Facts

To view or download a publication that interests you, please click on the publication title. A link has been provided for publications that can be ordered online. Many of the publications below are also available in our Resource Library as well as additional resources not listed below.

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Mental Health Resources and Links

| August 23, 2013
Mental Health Resources and Links

Print Resources Click any number of resources to view/print. Unless otherwise noted, the resources are in PDF format. Lane County Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Resources: Lane County Resource List Mind Your Mind Project:  tip sheets on how to “mind your mind” at work, home and school available at www.mindyourmindproject.org Other Print Resources: Mental Health Data Sheet […]

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Safe Drinking Tips for Young Adults

| August 9, 2013
Safe Drinking Tips for Young Adults

It is federal law that anyone under the age of 21 does not consume alcoholic beverages. Lane County does not support underage drinking. This is merely an informational tool for people to use when deciding to drink. Safe drinking tips: Know your limit & plan ahead. Eat food before and while you drink. Sip your […]

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Myths and Facts about Alcohol Use

| July 30, 2013
Myths and Facts about Alcohol Use

Myth: Everyone drinks. Truth: Not true. Although 31% of teens said they’ve drank alcohol in the past month that still leaves 69% who did not! If you choose not to drink, you’re definitely not alone.

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Alcohol Basics for Young Adults – Reading Labels

| July 30, 2013

What does “proof” mean? Alcohol proof is a measure of how much alcohol (ethanol) is in an alcoholic drink. Proof is defined as twice the percentage of alcohol by volume — the higher the proof, the greater the alcohol content. Example: A drink that is 80 proof contains 40% alcohol. Get more information on how […]

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“Choking Game” – Info for Parents and Teachers

| July 5, 2013
“Choking Game” – Info for Parents and Teachers

  What is it? The “choking game” is a strangulation activity that some youth may participate in to achieve a “high-like” sensation. It involves cutting off circulation to the carotid artery with a rope, belt, hands, or holding your breath. It may occur alone or in groups. The choking game is different from autoerotic asphyxiation […]

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WEAVE Lane County – Weaving Enviroments and Actions that Value Everyone

| June 21, 2013
WEAVE Lane County – Weaving Enviroments and Actions that Value Everyone

WEAVE Lane County is a new initiative focusing on how we as a community can invest wisely in prevention: that is, programs and practices effective in promoting healthier children and youth and preventing the development of serious and costly problems like drug abuse, depression and suicide, and criminal activity. WEAVE Lane County’s goals are to […]

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