Tagged: Prevention

Responses to Gang Violence

OPB | July 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We start our occasional series profiling different responses to gang violence around the state with a look at a faith-based mentorship program called 11:45.

Responding To Summer Gang Violence

OPB | July 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Two members of Portland's Gang Violence Task Force discuss how officers are responding to the recent spate of gang-related shootings and their broader approach to combat youth violence.

Taking Stock Of Gang Activity In Multnomah County

OPB | July 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.

Jackson County Responds To Gang Activity

OPB | May 07, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A gang task force spent two years studying community members' perceptions of gang activity in the Southern Oregon county.

Combatting Sexual Assault On College Campuses

OPB | May 05, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: University of Oregon professor Jennifer Freyd worked on the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

The Latest On The Oso Mudslide And Mitigating Future Landslides

OPB | April 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll get the latest on the Oso landslide and talk with Clackamas County about the new geological maps designed to identify landslide-prone areas.

Study Finds Gun Laws Correlate With Gun Deaths

March 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests the number of gun laws in a state is inversely related to rate of gun deaths.

Using Universal Screening And Assessment In Schools

Feb. 19, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll ask researcher Jeffrey Sprague how schools in Oregon and around the country are using assessment and screening tools to identify early signs of disruptive behavior. 

Are Violent Video Games Related to Violence in Real Life?

Jan. 16, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Violent video games are often blamed for violence in the real world. How much of an influence do these games have?

Getting Mental Healthcare To Transition Age Youth

Jan. 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Several years ago, the state found that Oregon youth age 16-25 were 80 percent less likely to get the mental health care they need compared with other age groups. How have things changed since then?

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