2012PROB LE MGAMBLINGAWARENESSCA L ENDAR
2012PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS CALENDARThe 2011 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar features youngpeople’s views on proble...
JANUARY          FEBRUARY            MARCH             APRIL       MAY               JUNE               JULY             A...
ARTIST:   Bessie Little   Fact: College-aged young adults have the highest rates of YEAR:    Seventh grade         gamblin...
JANUARY 2012 Sunday           Monday          Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday 1                2       ...
ARTIST:   Kira Brock     Fact: Setting a limit of time and money helps reduce the risk YEAR:    Eighth grade         of ga...
FEBRUARY 2012 Sunday    Monday            Tuesday           Wednesday       Thursday   Friday   Saturday                  ...
ARTIST:   Cathlyn Medina   Fact: Family members can get FREE help with or without the YEAR:    Eighth grade           gamb...
MARCH 2012 Sunday             Monday   Tuesday     Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday                               ...
ARTIST:   Anthony Togar   Fact: Problem gamblers have higher rates of suicide than those YEAR:    Seventh grade         wi...
APRIL 2012 Sunday             Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday        Saturday 1                  2       ...
ARTIST:   Daniel Safarov   Fact: Two signs of a gambling problem: Betting more than you can YEAR:    Seventh grade        ...
MAY 2012 Sunday         Monday         Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday                               1 ...
ARTIST:   Kaylah Bridges   Fact: Children of problem gamblers are at higher risk for YEAR:    Sixth grade            devel...
JUNE 2012 Sunday         Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday                                      ...
ARTIST:   Dominique Lief   Fact: FREE confidential help for gambling problems is available YEAR:    Eighth grade           ...
JULY 2012 Sunday    Monday    Tuesday   Wednesday      Thursday   Friday    Saturday 1         2         3         4      ...
ARTIST:   Samantha Canete   Fact: Problem gambling costs Oregon up to $600 million annually. YEAR:    Sixth grade
AUGUST 2012 Sunday    Monday    Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday                               1        ...
ARTIST:   James Felsher   Fact: The average client in treatment for problem gambling YEAR:    Eighth grade          last y...
SEPTEMBER 2012 Sunday        Monday          Tuesday   Wednesday    Thursday   Friday   Saturday                          ...
ARTIST:   Ava Krueger     Fact: Gambling can become as addictive as drugs or alcohol; YEAR:    Seventh grade         probl...
OCTOBER 2012 Sunday    Monday         Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday           1              2       ...
ARTIST:   Isabelle Simpson   Fact: Gambling can become as addictive as drugs or alcohol, YEAR:    Eighth grade            ...
NOVEMBER 2012 Sunday             Monday         Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday       Friday   Saturday                    ...
ARTIST:   Morgan Dally    Fact: The older a person is before they start gambling, YEAR:    Seventh grade         the lower...
DECEMBER 2012 Sunday          Monday                Tuesday     Wednesday   Thursday   Friday      Saturday               ...
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2012 Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar

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The Oregon Health Authority's Problem Gambling Services manages the Lottery-financed problem-gambling program as part of its services to prevent and help Oregonians overcome the negative effects of addictions.

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2012 Oregon Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar

  1. 1. 2012PROB LE MGAMBLINGAWARENESSCA L ENDAR
  2. 2. 2012PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS CALENDARThe 2011 Problem Gambling Awareness Calendar features youngpeople’s views on problem gambling, expressed through art.State and county agencies and middle school teachers andstudents collaborated to create this calendar. Each year, inobservance of the National Problem Gambling Awareness Week(first week of March), middle school youth create messages andimages that convey the risk of developing a gambling problem.A panel of judges selected the student art in this calendar fromamong several hundred entries. If you would like more informationabout participating in the annual art search, please contactGreta Coe at greta.l.coe@state.or.us.
  3. 3. JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBEROregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  4. 4. ARTIST: Bessie Little Fact: College-aged young adults have the highest rates of YEAR: Seventh grade gambling problems.
  5. 5. JANUARY 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 New Year’s Day 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Chinese New Year 29 30 31Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  6. 6. ARTIST: Kira Brock Fact: Setting a limit of time and money helps reduce the risk YEAR: Eighth grade of gambling too much.
  7. 7. FEBRUARY 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Valentine’s Day 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Presidents’ Day Ash Wednesday 26 27 28 29Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  8. 8. ARTIST: Cathlyn Medina Fact: Family members can get FREE help with or without the YEAR: Eighth grade gambler being involved.
  9. 9. MARCH 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Problem Gambling Awareness Week 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Daylight savings time begins St. Patrick’s Day 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 First day of Spring 25 26 27 28 29 30 31Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  10. 10. ARTIST: Anthony Togar Fact: Problem gamblers have higher rates of suicide than those YEAR: Seventh grade with other addiction/mental health problems.
  11. 11. APRIL 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 April Fool’s Day Palm Sunday Good Friday Passover 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Easter 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Earth Day 29 30Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  12. 12. ARTIST: Daniel Safarov Fact: Two signs of a gambling problem: Betting more than you can YEAR: Seventh grade afford and lying about how much you spend on gambling.
  13. 13. MAY 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 May Day Cinco de Mayo 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Armed Mother’s Day Forces Day 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Memorial DayOregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  14. 14. ARTIST: Kaylah Bridges Fact: Children of problem gamblers are at higher risk for YEAR: Sixth grade developing gambling problems themselves.
  15. 15. JUNE 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Flag Day 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 First day Father’s Day of Summer 24 25 26 27 28 29 30Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  16. 16. ARTIST: Dominique Lief Fact: FREE confidential help for gambling problems is available YEAR: Eighth grade in every Oregon county.
  17. 17. JULY 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Independence Day 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Ramadan 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  18. 18. ARTIST: Samantha Canete Fact: Problem gambling costs Oregon up to $600 million annually. YEAR: Sixth grade
  19. 19. AUGUST 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  20. 20. ARTIST: James Felsher Fact: The average client in treatment for problem gambling YEAR: Eighth grade last year had about $30,000 in gambling debt.
  21. 21. SEPTEMBER 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Labor Day 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 First day Rosh Hashanah of Autumn 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Oregon Problem Gamblers 30 Yom Kippur Awareness DayOregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  22. 22. ARTIST: Ava Krueger Fact: Gambling can become as addictive as drugs or alcohol; YEAR: Seventh grade problem gambling can be successfully treated.
  23. 23. OCTOBER 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Columbus Day 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 HalloweenOregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  24. 24. ARTIST: Isabelle Simpson Fact: Gambling can become as addictive as drugs or alcohol, YEAR: Eighth grade but problem gambling can be successfully treated.
  25. 25. NOVEMBER 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Daylight savings time ends 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Veterans Day Veterans Day (observed) 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Thanksgiving Day 25 26 27 28 29 30Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  26. 26. ARTIST: Morgan Dally Fact: The older a person is before they start gambling, YEAR: Seventh grade the lower the risk of becoming a problem gambler.
  27. 27. DECEMBER 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Hanukkah 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 First day of Winter 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 New Year’s Eve 31 Christmas KwanzaaOregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1- 877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org
  28. 28. Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline 1-877-MY-LIMIT or www.1877mylimit.org Get help with a gambling problem What can this website offer you? • Information on problem gambling and who is at risk; • Access to providers and treatment options across the state; • A list of all gambling treatment providers throughout Oregon; • A list of Gamblers Anonymous (GA) self-help recovery meetings in Oregon. If you or someone you know is gambling too much, call the Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline or chat live online with a certified gambling counselor. All information shared is confidential and this service is free to Oregon residents.ADDICTIONS AND MENTAL HEALTHProblem Gambling Services500 Summer St. NE, E-86Salem, Oregon 97301Phone: 503-945-9703 Student art does not necessarily representwww.oregon.gov/OHA/addiction/gambling.shtml the beliefs or policies of OHA. OHA 9802 (Rev. 8/2011)

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