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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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Mental Health and Older Adults

| January 5, 2018
Mental Health and Older Adults

Older adults typically enjoy increasing emotional well being as they age. Emotional regulation skills tend to improve with life experience and application, leading to more satisfying activities and relationships, reflecting a more selective decision making process. As we age we tend to apply lessons learned, and make more thoughtful decisions about how we spend our time and […]

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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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Classroom Management Tools

| November 17, 2017

Classroom Management Tools The following are tools that help teachers gain classroom teaching time by keeping students on track and making the transitions quicker. Unified Vision Board Beat the Timer Tailored Consequences (Pre-Determined) Direct Praise Notes Random Names Reminders These tools can be used to help you and your students manage your days: Unified Vision […]

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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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Fundamentals of Tobacco Treatment

| September 21, 2017
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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CATCH: Coordinated Approach To Child Health

| September 16, 2017
CATCH: Coordinated Approach To Child Health

CATCH is a school-wide program that has demonstrated effectiveness in preventing obesity, and providing a foundation for a healthy lifestyle for kids and communities. It is based on the CDC’s Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model which brings schools, families, and communities together to support youth in developing a healthy lifestyle. Lane County’s Prevention […]

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Healthy Directions Coalition

| August 13, 2017
Healthy Directions Coalition

Healthy Directions Coalition Who we are: We are people who live and work in Western Lane County who feel passionate about reducing substance abuse and promoting a healthy community. How does a coalition work? Unlike networks whose members act independently, coalitions bring organizations together to act jointly. Coalitions form to address specific issues or they […]

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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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Teen-Proof Your Home

| August 11, 2017
Teen-Proof Your Home

Remember “babyproofing” when they were little? ‘Tweens and teens need your guidance now more than ever. Remember: Kids still listen to you! Most teens listen when parents say “no” to teen drinking! Keep communicating! Below: Our new “Teen Proof Your Home” brochure. Feel free to download it for a print-friendly version! Key facts & valuable […]

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