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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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Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope 2016

The 10th Annual “Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope” community suicide prevention awareness walk will be taking place on Saturday, September 10, 2016, in fourteen different communities across the State of Nevada. The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling encourages everyone to come out to support this important community awareness event.  As many as 1 […]

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March 2016 is Problem Gambling Awareness Month!

The goal of this nationwide grassroots campaign is to educate the public and healthcare professionals about the warning signs of problem gambling and to promote help and hope through available treatment and support resources. This month also celebrates the many people in our communities who share their experience, strength and hope to help others experience […]

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2016 Conference – Registration CLOSED (4/20/16)

UPDATE 4/20/16:  We have reached capacity for this event and registration is now closed. We’re celebrating 10 years of hosting this unique education and networking event and YOU’RE INVITED!! Thanks to the support of a grant from the State of Nevada Dept. of Health and Human Services, our Nevada colleagues can once again attend the […]

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SEE ‘HOPE’ WALKING!

Bea Aikens, Founder Lanie’s Hope This year’s Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope was an amazing and inspiring experience for all who joined together to promote awareness and prevention of suicide AND to recognize the high risk of suicide among problem gamblers. Kudos to the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the Nevada Office of […]

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s amendment to study problem gambling at US military facilities adopted by Senate

June 18, 2015 at 7:01 PM WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday adopted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, calling for the Government Accountability Office to study whether additional resources are needed to help members of the armed forces who struggle with gambling addictions. “If the military […]

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