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12 CEUs for $60!!  Register Now!

12 CEUs for $60!! Register Now!

12th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling Nevada professionals….Don’t miss this opportunity to earn 12 CEUs and learn about a critical community health issue in our state!  This annual event brings together all stakeholders concerned about prevention, education, treatment, research and public policy related to problem gambling. Visit our conference website for program details […]

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2018 Governors Proclamation

March Proclaimed Nevada “Problem Gambling Awareness Month”

Governor Brian Sandoval has proclaimed the month of March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month in Nevada. Problem Gambling Awareness Month is a grass-roots campaign conducted by the National Council on Problem Gambling and its 35 state affiliate Councils on Problem Gambling to raise awareness of the warning signs of problem gambling and the resources for […]

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David Yeager Veteran

Heroes In Recovery

Meet David Yeager: A Veteran Recovering from Problem Gambling My first introduction to gambling was in 2001 during a deployment to Korea. The stress of Army life and the geographical separation from my family left me feeling depressed and constantly on edge, but when I was sitting in front of a slot machine nothing else […]

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2016 Survey of State Problem Gambling Services

The National Council on Problem Gambling has released its Executive Summary of the 2016 Survey of Problem Gambling Services in the United States. Although Nevada ranks 2nd in the nation for gambling revenue per adult resident, the survey shows our state ranks only 13th for per capita problem gambling service funding. The survey was led […]

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Recovery Rocks!!

As we near the end of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, let’s celebrate the benefits of recovery!  Problem gambling is treatable, and people can and do recover.  If you are one of the many people in Nevada (or anywhere!) who has benefited from help and support for problem gamblers and their families, TELL US YOUR STORY!  […]

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Register Now! 2017 State Conference

Registration is now open!! CLICK HERE! This annual statewide event brings together diverse experts and stakeholders to address the impact of this significant community health issue on the people of Nevada. Our goal is to increase awareness, enhance professional knowledge and skills, and empower our communities to help reduce the impact of problem gambling through […]

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2016-17 Prevention Grants Available!

2016 – 2017 Gambling Awareness Prevention Partnership (G.A.P.P.) Infusion Grants Now Available! For over 30 years, the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has worked with community stakeholders to provide programs and services that prevent or reduce the impact of problem gambling in Nevada. The 2016-2017 G.A.P.P. Infusion Grant Program provides financial and expert resources […]

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