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

| February 14, 2018

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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Philip Highwood

| January 30, 2018
Philip Highwood

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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2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| January 19, 2018
2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

The 2018 Art Search is on! Young artists wanted for problem gambling awareness calendar All Oregon middle school students are invited to submit artwork that could be chosen to illustrate the 2019 Oregon Health Authority problem gambling awareness calendar. Twelve designs will be selected, one for each month of the year. Entry deadline to us is March […]

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Join the prevention team!

| January 18, 2018
Join the prevention team!

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

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AdCare Maine Webinar: January 17, 2018

| January 17, 2018

“Keeping Pace with the Changing Tides of Gaming & Gambling” Welcome and thanks for attending our webinar! Here are the slides as presented below. Additionally, here is some follow-up to some questions posed in the webinar: Other gaming/gambling webinars: Hyoun (Andrew) Kim, Gambling Research Exchange Ontario — “Social Casino Games: Current Evidence and Future Directions”  (December […]

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A “Safe Bet” for the 2018 Super Bowl

| January 2, 2018
A “Safe Bet” for the 2018 Super Bowl

The Super Bowl and March Madness are currently the two biggest sports betting events of the year. An estimated $4.7 Billion will be bet in the U.S. on this year’s Super Bowl (only about 3% of which would be legal under longtime U.S. sports betting laws). For most, a Super Bowl bet is harmless entertainment–it’s a […]

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Self-care and Older Adults

| December 27, 2017

Talking to Your Doctor Good communication between you and your healthcare providers is essential to your health. This can be challenging to accomplish in a short visit, especially if you’re not feeing well. It’s important that you share all the information about yourself and your health that your providers need to provide quality care. And […]

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Aging Services and Resources

| December 27, 2017

Long-term Care Planning https://www.adrcoforegon.org/consite/index.php Caregiver Support

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Substance Use and Older Adults

| December 27, 2017

Alcohol The physical changes associated with aging can change the way that the body processes alcohol. This means that the drinking habits developed earlier in life may have to change as we get older. If the use of alcohol leads to obvious health consequences, continued use could be considered alcohol abuse. Some of the consequences of […]

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2017 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 11, 2017
2017 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

Some non-Lottery kids stocking stuffer ideas: Gum. Anything that lights up or flashes. Hot cocoa mix. Mmm…cocoa. Ugly holiday socks (because some of us parents love the sound of the dreaded “sock sigh”). Magic trick stuff. Other ideas? Let us know! What’s the big deal about lottery tickets for kids? Probably not a whole lot […]

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