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Mary Drexler on Fox45 News

The dangers of sports betting

Mary Drexler, the program director for the Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, joined FOX45 News to ...

Sports betting boom fuels concerns over problem gambling – 60 Minutes

There’s been a surge of young problem gamblers since sports betting was legalized. An addiction therapist warns AI-powered sports betting has spurred a public health ...

Visit Us at the 15th Annual B’More Healthy Expo

Stop by our booth, this Saturday, February 10th, 2024 (10AM- 4PM), at the 15th Annual B'More Healthy Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center !

See Us at Baltimore Orioles Birdland Caravan Events

The Center is Sponsoring and Promoting Responsible Gambling at many of the Baltimore Orioles Birdland Caravan events. On January 25th,26th, & 27th, the Center will ...

MDCEPG 2023 Youth Needs Assessment Released

The goal is to compile quantitative and qualitative data into one document to use as a guide in creating a strategic plan for problem gambling ...

Introduction of the Gambling addiction Recovery, Investment, and Treatment (GRIT) Act

Today marks a significant milestone in the fight against gambling addiction, as U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and U.S. Representative Andrea Salinas of Oregon ...

Maryland Center Promotes Education, Help For Problem Gambling

Stan “The Fan” Charles talks with Mary Drexler, MSW, of the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling about their work to educate Marylanders on ...

Prevention Grants

The Center offers a problem gambling prevention grant program to organizations who wish to integrate problem gambling prevention strategies into their current scope of work. ...

10th Anniversary Conference on Problem Gambling

Save the Date: Friday, June 16, 2023. We are excited to invite you to save the date for our 10th Anniversary Conference on Problem Gambling. ...

FY21 Problem Gambling Training Launched

The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling is committed to build the capacity of mental health, substance use and other health care and prevention ...