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World Health Organization/Online Gaming

Gaming & Gambling

A problem that’s officially being addressed.

The World Health Organization works with 194 countries to help build a better, healthier future. Recently, at the 72nd World Health Assembly, they made an announcement officially recognizing “gaming disorder” as a disease that affects the lives of people around the world. Read more about the announcement and what it means for the future of problem gambling treatment here.

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Anyone can be at-risk of problem gambling. The number of professional athletes seeking help for gambling addiction has increased since the first coronavirus lockdown. Read more about this recent trend on SkyNews. https://t.co/K1fIYPC1z0

Did you know that children can pile up unauthorized in-app purchases when playing online games? Read the blog to learn about the correlation between online gaming and youth gambling and how to be a part of the solution. https://t.co/itwkxsjRyS #ChangeTheGameOhio #YouthGaming

In honor of MLK Day tomorrow, here are some of his wise words:
“We cannot walk alone.”- Martin Luther King, Jr. #MLKDay #YouAreNotAlone #GamblingHelpOhio