Author Archives: Ohio for Responsible Gambling

What is Digital Health and Why is it Important?

Having good digital health habits are important, especially at a time when our reliance on technology has never been greater, and the same can be said when it comes to online gambling. Online gambling encompasses any game that’s connected to or played over the internet – whether it be a smartphone, tablet, computer, or gaming […]

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How You Can Prioritize Your Mental Health This October

The month of October is recognized as National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. This annual observance happens to bring greater awareness to the need for proper mental health screening services. A mental health screening can be a simple conversation about your emotional health with a counselor to determine if you might be at-risk of […]

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How the Warm Transfer Line is Helping Ohioans

For the past year, Ohio has once again been leading the way in providing support for those dealing with problem gambling through a resource called the “Warm Transfer Line.” When individuals call Ohio’s Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-589-9966, they will be asked at the end of the call if they’d like to be connected with […]

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Ensure Your Child’s Gaming Is Responsible

Is your child a gamer? According to the American Psychological Association, it’s likely. The Association has found that more than 90% of American kids play video games. With that level of accessibility and early exposure comes an increased risk of developing a problem with gaming. But Change The Game Ohio has tools and resources that […]

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Responsible Gaming Awareness Week is 9/19-9/25

This year, the week of September 19th is Responsible Gaming Awareness Week(RGEW)  — seven days dedicated to increasing problem gambling awareness among gaming industry employees and customers.  Founded by the American Gaming Association, Responsible Gaming Education Week provides gaming companies and casinos with opportunities to expand their responsible gaming efforts by focusing on employee education […]

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