Day: April 12, 2021

12-Hour, Four-Day Virtual Problem Gambling Basic Clinical Training Oct 21 -Nov 16

OVERVIEW As opportunities continue to rapidly increase for gambling across Maryland and our country, it has become increasingly essential for behavioral health providers to improve …

September is National Recovery Month

Each September, national awareness efforts help disseminate information about the resources available that enable those with mental and substance use disorders, including problem gambling/disordered gambling, to live healthy and rewarding lives. Recovery from gambling addiction is possible and it does not need to be a solo journey.

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

There is a connection between problem gambling and suicide. Individuals struggling with problem gambling or gambling disorder can feel distress and a sense of helplessness when dealing with the effects of their gambling behavior. They can feel alone. And their distress isn’t obvious.

8th Annual Maryland Virtual Conference on Problem Gambling

Mark your calendar and JOIN US on Friday, June 25, 2021, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM EDT for this exciting learning forum that brings together national and …

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

This May during National Mental Health Month, take a mental health break to recognize an opportunity to share the importance of care in our relationships to other and to ourselves. Sustaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle to achieve “wellness” in our daily lives is important, but it can also be a challenge, especially if dealing with addictive behavior.

Live a Less-Stressed Life

S Stress. It’s normal and no one is immune.  Let’s take a moment to recognize that most of us feel, or have felt, stress in …

Alcohol and Gambling Addiction – Not a Good Mix!

Alcohol & Gambling Addiction Not a Good Mix! Research shows that addictive disorders, such as pathological gambling and alcohol use disorders frequently co-occur at greater …

Child Neglect and Problem Gambling

Child Neglect and Problem Gambling

Families, in any formation, are the core of our communities. It is through awareness, collaboration and support that we keep families and the communities they …

This March, take the madness out of Gambling

This March, take the “madness” out of gambling

THIS MARCH take the “madness” out of Gambling The 2021 NCAA Basketball tournament begins on March 18th providing thrills and surprises for the next two …

Screen for Gambling Disorder

The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) is committed to increasing the capacity of mental health/behavioral health care treatment and prevention programs …

Gambling Disorder Screening Day

National Gambling Disorder Screening Day

Gambling Disorder Screening Day is an annual one-day event on the second Tuesday in March, developed by the National Council on Problem Gambling and the …

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM), held each March, is a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign created and sponsored by the National Council on Problem …