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PGNO February Webinar Get Set for Problem Gambling Awareness Month

When:
February 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2018-02-13T11:00:00-05:00
2018-02-13T12:00:00-05:00
Cost:
$49

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM), which is developed by the National Council on Problem Gambling. The 2018 theme is “Have the Conversation”, which works to increase the public awareness of problem gambling and the availability for prevention, treatment, and recovery services. PGAM is a grassroots campaign that depends on participation at the national, state, and local levels. Join us to learn about the resources available and learn how to implement PGAM at the local level.

Date & TimeFebruary 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Presenters:

  • Derek Longmeier – PGNO
  • Ashley Hartman- Recovery Resources

Cost: Free for PGNO Members & $49 Non-members of PGNO

CEUs: 1.25 CEUs have been approved by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.

Register here. After you have registered a link to the webinar will be emailed to you.

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