Region 2 Gambling Awareness Team

Welcome to Region 2’s Gambling Awareness Team page. Our goal is to raise awareness to understand and address problem gambling by:

  • Integrating gambling awareness into all prevention programs in the region across the lifespan
  • Gathering region-specific community awareness and readiness data
  • Providing gambling-specific educational presentations and trainings
  • Engaging youth in the implementation of peer-to-peer education that addresses gambling awareness

Our communities include: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Derby, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, East Haven, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Hamden, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Orange, Portland, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, Westbrook, West Haven, and Woodbridge.

The Region 2 Team is a partnership between the Alliance for Prevention and Wellness (APW), CommuniCare, local prevention coalitions and members from the community at-large.

For more information or to get involved, please contact the Region 2 GAT Coordinator, Lorrie McFarland, at lmcfarland@bhcare.org.

Oct
25
Mon
Youth Media Project Training 1
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information on the Gambling Awareness Youth Media Project, please click here! Registration to participate closes on September 15, 2021.

Nov
3
Wed
Youth Media Project Training 2
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information on the Gambling Awareness Youth Media Project, please click here! Registration to participate closes on September 15, 2021.

Nov
18
Thu
Problem Gambling 3-Part Training Series for Prevention Professionals: Part 2 – Gambling as a Co-Occurring Disorder and Current Data @ Virtual
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Save the date.  Registration link coming soon!

Dec
16
Thu
Problem Gambling 3-Part Training Series for Prevention Professionals: Part 3 – How to Make Gambling Prevention a Priority
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Save the date.  Registration link coming soon!