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Keep the Conversation Going!!

In celebration of Problem Gambling Awareness Month we asked our communities to “Have the Conversation” about problem gambling and resources for help – and now its time to celebrate YOU for helping us get the conversation going with your bold display of buttons!!  Thanks to everyone who Buttoned Up and shared their pics and posts […]

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Jodie Neally

Jodie’s Story

Compulsive gambling is an illness to which I lost nearly everything. Nearly. To understand my story you need to understand my addictions. When I was 25, I quit a three pack a day cigarette habit. When I was 37, I quit a heavy drinking problem. Like my father before me, I was proud of myself […]

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Button Up for Problem Gambling Awareness

In support of this year’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month campaign the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling encourages everyone to “HAVE THE CONVERSATION” about problem gambling. We believe many who suffer in silence do so because they don’t understand that problem gambling is a treatable condition, and help is available! We’ve challenged our communities to WEAR […]

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March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month!

Governor Bryan Sandoval has proclaimed the month of March 2015 as Problem Gambling Awareness Month in Nevada! 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 the availability of help and hope through treatment and support resources. This month […]

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SAMHSA Advisory on Problem Gambling

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released this 8 page brief that provides an introduction to pathological gambling, gambling disorder, and problem gambling, and their link with substance use disorders.  The new publication also describes tools available for screening and diagnosis, as well as strategies for treating people with gambling problems.  […]

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