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Alcohol and Gambling Addiction – Not a Good Mix!

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a national public health awareness campaign developed to increase awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of alcoholism. Established ...

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

It’s March and basketball “madness” abounds! It’s known that more and more states are discussing and passing sports legislation. The American Gambling Association AGA, estimated ...

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 ...
Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Each March, the Center actively promotes Problem Gambling Awareness Month, a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign established by the National Council on Problem Gambling ...
If you bet – PLAY IT SAFE!

If you bet – PLAY IT SAFE!

Sunday, February 12th, 2023, is football’s Biggest Game, one of the most celebrated sporting events of the year. Along with the big game, the divisional ...

Gift Responsibly. Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play

Many view gifting lottery tickets as harmless fun for any age that adds a touch of excitement in the anticipation of possibly wining money. However, ...

Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence

For most, gambling can be a fun, leisure activity. But for some, gambling can get out of control; it can become problematic and addictive. It ...
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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 ...
September is national recovery month

September is National Recovery Month

Each September, we focus our awareness efforts toward helping to disseminate information about the resources available that enable those with a substance use problem or ...