Problem Drinking Prevention

Underage Drinking: What Parents and Caring Adults Can Do

Underage Drinking: What Parents and Caring Adults Can Do

Set a good example– Drink responsibly – NEVER drink and drive. Talk WITH your kids– Talk early, talk often. Know where they are going, who they are going with, where they will be and when they will be home. Check in on occasion just to make sure. Remove temptation– Limit and monitor the cans and bottles in your refrigerator and lock your liquor cabinet. Know the warning signs for underage drinking, and if you have concerns get help. Talk to your kids’ friends and their parents.

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Suicide Prevention

After A Suicide – Postvention

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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Problem Gambling Prevention

“Youth and Gambling: What’s at Stake?” | February 16, 2018 | Julie Hynes

Presentation and supplemental materials Welcome and thanks for being a part of the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia training. Special thanks to Jennifer Davis-Walton and Sheila Moran for their awesome conference coordination. Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just keep in mind that […]

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Mental Health Promotion

Mind Your Mind Project

Mind Your Mind Project

Thanks to everyone who participated in Mind Your Mind Month!  For ideas on how to “mind your mind” everyday, go to: www.mindyourmindproject.org  

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Other Drug Prevention

Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

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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Tobacco Prevention

Fundamentals of Tobacco Treatment

Fundamentals of Tobacco Treatment

This two-day training provides an overview of concepts and practices fundamental to tobacco treatment. It includes a review of tobacco addiction, motivational interviewing and counseling skills, pharmacotherapy, treatment interventions, assessment, and e-cigarettes.  This training is appropriate for providers looking to obtain a foundational grasp of tobacco treatment knowledge and skills, including medical and behavioral health […]

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Other Recent Posts

Lane County Health Mapping – Web Map Application

| February 12, 2018

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Philip Highwood

Philip Highwood

| January 30, 2018

Intern, University of Oregon Family & Human Services student Contact: Philip.Highwood@co.lane.or.us   Philip joined the prevention team for the Winter 2018 term as a University of Oregon student in the Family and Human Services program. Philip served 26 years in the U.S. Army, retiring in 2014 as a Sergeant Major.  Philip’s experience and expertise have […]

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Join the prevention team!

Join the prevention team!

| January 18, 2018

Join the “fun” team! The Community Health Analyst 2 position is now closed. Applications are currently being screened.

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