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March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Publication Date: Mar 11, 2019

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Are Your Children Gaming? Then They May Be Gambling, Too!

(MARCH 1, 2019) Videogaming has been expanding its reach into an area that has traditionally been off limits for children – gambling. In recent years, researchers have been looking into how gaming has been weaving gambling into the virtual stories. Unfortunately, while the situations are virtual, the money spent to participate is often real, and state and national surveys suggest that the youngest adults are at highest risk for developing gambling problems.  

Read the press release from the Association of Problem Gambling Service Administrators.

Related websites:
National Council on Problem Gambling

National Center for Responsible Gaming

Want To Learn More About Problem Gambling?

ATTC Network Resources

HealtheKnowledge, the ATTC Network's online learning portal, offers a free, online, self-paced training series: Problem Gambling Disorder

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