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Tis the Season for Gifting Responsibly: Avoid Underage Lottery Play and Engage in Responsible Gambling
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Date: November 17, 2023
Time: 12PM-1PM
CEU's: 1
Presented By:
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager, the Center
Jasmine Countess, Responsible Gaming Program Director, Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency (MLGCA)
December is the season for festive celebrations, generosity and family gatherings. Every December, the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), lotteries across the Country, and community organizations promote gifting lottery tickets responsibly for the holiday season. Year round, The Center collaborates with the MLGCA and community organizations to promote responsible gambling, including underage gambling prevention. Join us for an interactive webinar and learn of strategies implemented by the Center and MLGCA to promote responsible gambling and how you can prevent underage gambling and promote responsible gambling within your organization and your community.
Learning Objectives:

Participants should be able to:

  • Learn about youth gambling and the risks of gambling at a young age.
  • Learn what MLGCA does to promote the Gift Responsibly campaign and prevent underage gambling during the holidays and year-round.
  • Learn about underage and problem gambling prevention strategies for youth that have been implemented in Maryland over the last few years through the Center’s prevention grant programs.
  • Utilize resources and tools for awareness within the 2023 Holiday Awareness Guide for Behavioral Health Providers and Preventionists.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are provided for attendance on live webinar presentations; no CEUs are awarded for recording views.