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Service Name
Prevention and Education Program

Description
The places where people live, work, and play have a huge impact on the health of the individual and community. Tobacco and alcohol use remain the leading causes of preventable death in Oregon. CHD offers three separate prevention programs that make up the prevention and education program.

Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Education Program
The goal of the Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Education Program (ADPEP) is to promote health and prevent substance use, misuse, and associated effects across the lifespan. ADPEP seeks to make Union County safer and healthier by working with partners and stakeholders to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors associated with alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

Tobacco Prevention and Education Program
The goal of the Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (TPEP) is to work with community partners and stakeholders to:

Prevent and reduce tobacco use

Promote smoke-free environments and communities

Encourage tobacco users to quit

Problem Gambling Prevention Program
The goal of the Problem Gambling Prevention Program is to increase community awareness of the following:

Gambling is an activity that carries risk

Problem gambling can be prevented

Free, confidential help is available for those who are experiencing gambling problems

Demographic
All residents of Union County

Location of Service
CHD, In the Community

Provider
DeAnne Mansveld

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Center for Human Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
541-962-8800
In order to receive government funding, the Center for Human Development, Inc. (CHD) is required by state and county policies to charge for services it provides to the public. However no one will be denied clinical services because of an inability to pay. CHD does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, family status, age or disability. For further information on this policy contact Human Relations, 541-962-8811 or TTY 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

The Center for Human Development, Inc. is a Tobacco-Free Zone. Oregon law prohibits the use of all tobacco products in CHD buildings and on CHD property. OAR 515.051.0065