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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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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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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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