Resources

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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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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NCPG – National Survey

The National Council on Problem Gambling recently completed a national survey on gambling attitudes and experiences.  The report—and data broken out by state—is available at www.ncpgsurvey.org

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Better Choice Newsletter – March

Problem gambling–or gambling addiction–includes all gambling behavior patterns that compromise, disrupt or damage personal, family or vocational pursuits. The essential fea-tures are increasing preoccupation with gambling, a need to bet more money more fre-quently, restlessness or irritability when attempting to stop, “chasing” losses, and loss of control […]

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Check out the following links for parents from our Canadian partners:

Gamer profiles Introducing game development Manage gaming at home – our 13 best tips Questionnaire for finding games that are beneficial to a child’s development Setting the right environment Setting your limits Tips for choosing a new game Tips for staying safe online Finding professional help Avatar […]

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CCPG Advocacy Page for bill tracking, resources, info on how to testify and more

http://www.ccpg.org/advocacy/

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DMHAS Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization

See Contacts and Regional Map for Information RBHAO Contact List by Region RBHAO by Region RBHSO Towns by Region Map RBHAO_MAP

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Training Registration Instructions for PGS DMHAS Trainings

PGS gambling trainings offered through DMHAS are open to Connecticut clinicians and those working in the helping fields.  Pre-registration is required.  You can access registration on the DMHAS Learning Management System (LMS).  Click on the following link:  http://www.ct.gov/dmhas/workforcedevelopment , then click on “Learning Management System (LMS)” to […]

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