• The Gambling Connection to Opiate Use: Personal Experiences

    The Gambling Connection to Opiate Use: Personal Experiences

    This new short documentary explores the growing underlying problem of gambling addiction among opiate users.  Filmed at a Methadone clinic in Baltimore, Maryland, it captures  both the struggles and challenges, as well as  the recovery and hope of three men.  Producers: MedSchool Maryland Productions Program concept: Lori Rugle, PhD, ICGCIIm BACC and Christopher Welsh, MD.

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  • 5th Annual Maryland Conference on Problem Gambling

    5th Annual Maryland Conference on Problem Gambling

    5th Annual Maryland Conference on Problem Gambling Expanding Our Vision Friday, June 16, 2017 – BWI Airport Marriott Hotel  Funded by: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene / Behavioral Health Administration Registration is closed. We have reached attendance capacity for this program. Walk-ins day of the Conference are not guaranteed Registration and CEU’s.   Join us

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  • March Problem Gambling Awareness Month

    March Problem Gambling Awareness Month

    March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) and The Center invites you to Have The Conversation with your family your friends your community your clients   March is a great time to “have the conversation” about the risks of gambling and gambling addiction in a caring, non-judgmental matter-of-fact manner, to encourage honesty and disclosure.  

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  • Family, Finances, and Gambling

    Family, Finances, and Gambling

    The first few months of every New Year brings a focus to finances and financial discussions, whether it’s in the context of a new year’s resolution or preparation to file taxes in the spring. Financial discussions within the family may not always be easy. Add into the mix a family member who’s gambling is viewed

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