General News

Join NCPG’s Prevention Facebook Page!

See what other states and programs are up to, receive links to relevant articles, and do feel free to post pictures of your community programs relevant to gambling, especially CAP and the youth work. The URL for the NCPG Prevention Facebook page is: facebook.com/groups/NCPGPrevention.

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The Stories of Recovery: Gambling Disorder

PGS staff and Betttor Choice counselors and advocates have recently returned from the National Council on Problem Gambling’s annual National Conference in Denver.  There are many stories and resources we will be sharing in the upcoming weeks.  For starters, we learned of a Nevada-based project, Lanies’ Hope, […]

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Game-Bling: When Gaming Meets Gambling

Back by popular demand: Two dates for a free webinar with our Canadian partners Game-Bling: When Gaming Meets Gambling June 12 or July 24 Click here to register CLICK TO READ MORE

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BREAKING NEWS ! 20/20 MAY 3, 2019 10pm – MARC POTENZA Interview with Diane Sawyer on Gaming.

Marc N. Potenza, MD, PhD Director, Yale Center of Excellence in Gambling Research,  is  interviewed by Diane Sawyer for a 20/20 episode on gaming. The episode is slated to air this Friday (May 3) on ABC, 10PM. Given the convergence between gambling and gaming, this is an […]

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Setting Limits to Stop the Gambling Epidemic

Please click on link below for a Q&A that Tom Babor participated in with Lauren Woods from the UCONN Office of Univ. Communications & was published in UConn Today. Dr. Babor is co-author of the recently published book , Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy. Very […]

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PGS announces five new youth-created Public Service Announcements (PSAs)!

This project is a joint venture between PGS, Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) and the Regional Behavioral Health Action Organizations (RBHAOs). The PSA’s are the result of an eight month initiative working with one middle and/or high school youth group in each of the five Regions of […]

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Gamers Speak to Adult Allies

“Gamers Speak to Adult Allies” joins the two resource sheets released in the recent March Problem Gambling Awareness Month, “Gambling Guide for Youth and Families” and the infographic “Problem Gambling Not Only Affects Your Wallet, It Can Effect Your Health, Too”. You can access these resources on […]

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TTASC Announces New Gambling Awareness Prevention Training!

“It’s Not Rocket Science” 9-1, Tuesday, May 21, Red Lion, Cromwell, Prevention CEUs Free Registration required

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Announcing New Training Opportunities

Click on link for FY19 Spring Training Calendar from the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling: webinars, in-person trainings and state conference. https://masscompulsivegambling.org/trainings-events/upcoming-trainings/

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Governor trying to get through casino “legal mud

A good overview of proposed gambling expansion in Ct With the new year, the drama over the expansion and control of legal gambling in Connecticut enters its fifth season, a convoluted story in search of an ending. There are new cast members and old feuds, whiffs of […]

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