How to gift responsibly this holiday season

The holiday season is right around the corner. That means gift-giving is on many people’s minds, especially if there are children in your life. While it can be tempting to fill their stockings with small items like lottery scratch-offs, dice or cards this year, think again. According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, many […]

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Southeast Ohioans & Gambling Addiction

It’s no secret that rural communities tend to face obstacles such as health disparities, poverty, unemployment, and less access to education and transportation. These are all issues that can lead to and amplify an array of problems, including addiction. A type of addiction that is underreported in the Southeast Ohio area – and all around […]

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Join the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio on November 18 to Learn More about Problem Gambling

On Wednesday, November 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., you can listen in as addiction professionals and gambling operators come together to keep Ohioans safe and address the issues of problem gambling. The virtual event lineup will include strategic planning sessions, conference presentations, venue visits, educational sessions, and more. Throughout the event, attendees will […]

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If someone you know often exaggerates gambling wins or downplays losses, they may be at risk of #ProblemGambling. Learn more about the warning signs at https://www.beforeyoubet.org/the-issue/ #GetInformed

Children introduced to gambling by age 12 are four times more likely to develop a problem with gambling. Don’t let the children in your life be another statistic. Read this week’s blog to see how you can help prevent #YouthGambling. #ChangeTheGameOhio https://www.beforeyoubet.org/blog/

Do you or someone you know potentially have a problem with gambling? There are resources available for Ohioans who may be struggling. Find services in your area here: http://www.gamblinghelpohio.org #BeforeYouBet #ProblemGambling #GamblingHelpOhio