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  • Youth and Problem Gambling Facts and Guidelines for Prevention

    Youth and Problem Gambling Facts and Guidelines for Prevention

    Resources and Guidelines for Responsible Gambling Source: Oregon Council on Problem Gambling Many parents aren’t aware that youth gambling is often connected with alcohol use, marijuana use, and other drug use. Resources for Parents: Facts on Teen Drug Use – information to help you talk with your teens about drugs and their effects, and learn where…

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  • Give a child a TOY not a ticket

    Give a child a TOY not a ticket

    Lottery tickets are not suitable gifts for children under 18. Source: Oregon Problem Gambling Resource As you shop for gifts for children for birthdays, holidays, and other occasions; experts advise against giving lottery tickets to children.  Due to an abundance of gambling-like games, children today may be introduced to gambling at a young age. Research…

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  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Source: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or…

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  • Tips for Teens: Managing Stress

    Tips for Teens: Managing Stress

    5 tips to help teens cope with stress. Source: Mental Health First Aid

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  • Said No Teen Ever: Youth Mental Health PSA Video

    Said No Teen Ever: Youth Mental Health PSA Video

    Across the country, one in five young people lives with a mental health or substance use challenge, yet few reach out for support. That’s why it’s so important we all know how to recognize and respond when a young person may be in need. Source: National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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  • Mental Health and Crisis Resources

    Mental Health and Crisis Resources

    Get in touch with resources for mental health and crisis services. David Romprey Oregon Warm Line 800-698-2392  (9:00am-11:00pm Daily) Peer operated, the warm line provides people the opportunity to connect with other individuals (peers) who have had similar shared life experiences. Institute on Aging: Senior Friendship Line  800-971-0016 Description:  24-hour toll-free hotline for people aged 60+…

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  • Marijuana Resources

    Marijuana Resources

    Resources and links about marijuana. Stay True to You Campaign Stay True to You is a youth marijuana and vape prevention campaign brought to you by the Oregon Health Authority. View their resources below: Stay True to You Website What’s True to You? Activities Find your passions and set your goals. Get started finding your…

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  • Tips for Teens: Marijuana

    Tips for Teens: Marijuana

    Get the facts about marijuana. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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  • Talking With Your Teen About Marijuana

    Talking With Your Teen About Marijuana

    Information about how to talk with your teen about marijuana. Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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