Prevention Services

Overview

The Linn County Alcohol ∓ Drug Prevention Program is committed to providing community-based services focused on preventing alcohol and other drug abuse, preventing problem gambling, and promoting mental wellness.

Table of Contents

Prevention Education In Schools

Botvin's LifeSkills Training

Botvin's LifeSkills Training is a comprehensive prevention program for elementary and middle school youth. Evaluation of the program indicates that it is an effective tool in reducing future alcohol, tobacco, other drug use and violence. The Prevention Program offers Botvin's Lifeskills Training to every Linn County school district at no cost. For more information call (541) 967-3819 or visit www.lifeskillstraining.com.

Parent Education

Staying Connected with Your Teen & Guiding Good Choices

Linn County Alcohol & Drug Prevention Program supports parenting education through participation in the Parenting Success Network www.parentingsuccessnetwork.org. Call 541-917-4899 to learn more about parenting education opportunities in Linn and Benton Counties.

Technical Assistance for Linn Together Community Coalition

Linn Together is a collaboration of local volunteers working to prevent alcohol and other drug abuse in Linn County. Members include educators, parents, business leaders, health professionals, retirees, youth, local government, law enforcement, civic groups, faith community, and more. For more information, call (541) 967-3819 or visit www.linntogether.org.

Linn County Students Taking Action Not Drinking (STAND)

The Linn County STAND Youth Council is a group of concerned high school students who are working together to develop a variety of media awareness tools designed to reduce underage drinking and other drug use in our community, and to promote mental wellness. The council consists of students from high schools throughout Linn County, and works in collaboration with community partners to change the community's perception of underage drinking.

If you are a Linn County high school student and would like more information about STAND, or are interested in participating, please call (541) 967-3819 or visit www.linntogether.org.

Community Education

Linn County Alcohol & Drug Prevention sponsors community education activities based on current trends and community needs. For more information, call (541) 967-3819 or visit www.linntogether.org.

Consultation and Staff Training

The Prevention Program offers consultation and staff training on a limited basis. To discuss the needs of your business or organization, please call (541) 967-3819.

Professional training, with continuing education credit, are sponsored one or two times per year by Linn Together. Recent training have included Underage Drinking Prevention, Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, and Building Non-Profit Organizations. See www.linntogether.org for a calendar of upcoming events, or call (541) 967-3819.

Problem Gambling Prevention

The purpose of the problem gambling prevention program is to increase public awareness and educate community members about the issue. Prevention efforts include:

  • Building skills in youth that will increase healthy lifestyles and decision-making
  • Parent education and awareness of problem behavior
  • Community awareness campaigns
  • Education regarding problem gambling treatment resources

For more information, please call (541) 967-3819.

Mental Health Promotion and Prevention

Good mental health is a necessary condition to protect against the development of mental illness, substance abuse, problem gambling and physical illness. The Linn County Prevention Program is part of a regional mental health promotion and mental illness prevention project. Regional partners include IHN-CCO, Benton County Health Department and Lincoln County Health Department.

 

 
 

Location

Albany

Main Office   view map
104 4th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321

Telephone: 541-967-3819
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
FAX: 541-967-7259
TTY/TTD:
1-800-735-2900

Lebanon

Office   view map
1600 S Main St
Lebanon, OR 97355

Telephone: 541-451-5932
Toll free: 1-888-451-2631
FAX: 541-258-5704

Sweet Home

Office   view map
799 Long St
Sweet Home, OR 97386

Telephone: 541-367-3888
Toll free: 541-920-7571
FAX: 541-367-2407

Corvallis

Services available for problem gamblers and their families

Telephone: 541-967-3819
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
FAX: 541-967-7259

Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Treatment & Prevention

Oregon Addictions & Mental Health Division (programs, resource library, data)
Lines for Life

Problem Gambling, Treatment & Prevention

Oregon Problem Gambling Help Line (where to get help)
Oregon Addictions & Mental Health Division (programs, resource library, data)
Oregon Gambling Addiction Treatment Foundation (reports & research)
National Council on Problem Gambling (general information)
Oregon Problem Gambling Resource

Self Help

Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Al-Anon
Gamblers Anonymous
Smart Recovery

Other Resources

All A&D Links


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