• Day 1
    May 14, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    May 15, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    May 16, 2019
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm

This conference will explore emerging issues in substance abuse and problem gambling prevention, treatment and recovery through engaging speakers; networking opportunities; and enlightening workshops on a variety of topics including opioid abuse, addiction prevention, therapies and recovery process.

A blue ribbon with the words, "Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Have the Conversation."

For the month of March, The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) wants to help people have a conversation about something that affects many Americans, but is talked about by few. “Problem Gambling is a disease that affects over seven million Americans, yet few talk about it,” said National Council on Problem Gambling Executive Director…

Video gaming at home

Following the World Health Organization’s classification of gaming addiction as a diagnosable disorder, many parents are wondering if they should be concerned about their children’s gaming habits. While experts have varying opinions about gaming addiction, most agree that allowing children to play video games is usually fine, with limitations on screen time and proper supervision…

The Supreme Court recently broke a long-time ban on sports betting, allowing individual states to pass legislation allowing sports books to open. Amy Sechrist, Compass Mark’s certified prevention specialist, said this is an important issue for Compass Mark because problem gambling and substance abuse are so often intertwined. “About 4 percent of adults and 6…

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