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2022 Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) Events & Resources

Mission Statement

To provide a comprehensive network of consumer-oriented problem gambling recovery services for people of Connecticut and to foster an environment throughout the State that promotes informed choices around gambling behavior.

DMHAS Problem Gambling Services (PGS) division oversees state contracts for prevention (RBHAOs), treatment (Bettor Choice Treatment Programs) and integrated services (DiGIn).

Statewide Problem Gambling Service Locations

"Bettor Choice" Treatment Network

Overview of Problem Gambling Services in Connecticut (video) (June 2021)

Overview of Problem Gambling Services in Connecticut (Spanish)

 

Bettor Choice: Stories of Help, Hope and Recovery
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Teens & Gambling
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Gambling & Older Adults
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Gambling & the
Criminal Justice System

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College Gambling
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Gambling &
Primary Care

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Video Gaming
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Gambling Expansion
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COVID-19 & Problem Gambling
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ONLINE TRAINING

If you are interested in learning more about gambling integration, financial considerations in working with problem and disordered gamblers, and treating persons affected by problem gambling, please view the three trainings below:

DMHAS Workforce Development Trainings

If you are a DMHAS state employee or work at a DMHAS-funded agency, you can take these trainings on the DMHAS Learning Management System (LMS) (https://ctlms-dmhas.ct.gov/) to receive social work or psychologist CEUs (please note that this is only for DMHAS state employees and DMHAS-funded agencies).

 

Working with Families in Problem Gambling Treatment Course (FREE, 30 CEUs)

Course Description: Including families in problem gambling treatment can be challenging. This IBCCG-accredited, self-paced course introduces family therapy concepts and offers a guided tour for how to counsel families struggling with problem gambling. The course includes video recordings of mental health providers demonstrating specific skills related to therapeutic processes. 

If you live in the state of Connecticut, this course will be free until March 31, 2023. Please contact Fiorigio (Fred) Fetta, fiorigio.fetta@ct.gov for more information.

 

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