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16th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference: Mitigating Harm. Maximizing Effectiveness Don’t Miss the Annual Conference

Don’t Miss the Annual Conference
Thursday, Feb. 28th & Friday March 1st

The 2019 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will once again feature presentations from both local and national experts.


This year’s keynote speakers include:

Thursday:

Dr. Rachel A. Volberg  

Research Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and President of Gemini Research, Northampton, MA

The Importance of Friends and Family to the Continuum of Gambling Behaviors

Friday:

Ms. Cheryl Mahoney

MEd, LSW, LICDC, Manager of EAP Plus, South Community Inc. in the Miami Valley, OH area

Head Games: A Graphic Look at the Ultimate Gamble

Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:45 am

The Future Of Our State’s Responsible Gambling Campaign: Get Set Before You Bet (Prevention), Skill Level: Beginner

Alessandro Ciaffoncini of Origo Branding Company will be giving an update of the new youth sub-campaign of Get Set Before You Bet. The initiative, titled Change the Game Ohio, is designed to help teachers, parents and other influencers help prevent problem gambling among our state’s youth. We’ll be looking for feedback and advice from stakeholders like you – to help us determine which tools would be most useful in achieving the goal of protecting young people from the potential dangers of problem gambling.

For additional conference details and to register, visit PGNOhio.org/Conference.


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Looking at life with a positive attitude can significantly benefit your #MentalHealth. With #HappinessHappensDay coming up tomorrow, make sure you take time to share joy and happiness with those around you!
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Does gambling make you feel isolated? There’s always someone on the other side of the #ProblemGamblingHelpline. Trained and understanding specialists are there to answer your calls 24/7. Call the helpline today at 1-800-589-9966.
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Did you know that a growing number of kids are playing poker in virtual reality casinos? Read the recent Bloomberg news article to learn more about the activity, the risks it involves, and what you can do as a parent: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-17/gambling-firms-face-concerns-over-kids-playing-virtual-reality-poker
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