North Carolina Problem Gambling Program

North Carolina Problem Gambling Program Mission To provide and support effective problem gambling prevention, education, outreach and treatment programs throughout North Carolina.

Fixed Odds: Problem Gambling in America
02/12/2019
Talking about problem gambling

Fixed Odds: Problem Gambling in America

We spent four months learning everything we could about problem gambling and some communities of color. The result is Fixed Odds: Problem Gambling in America. Our team produced three multimedia sto…

The impact of Gambling Addiction on Southeast Asian Refugees#NCProblemgGamblingProgram
02/12/2019
The Impact Of Gambling Addiction On Southeast Asian Refugees

The impact of Gambling Addiction on Southeast Asian Refugees
#NCProblemgGamblingProgram

When it comes to gambling addiction, what segments of the U.S. population are most affected? This hour, we look at a new report by Connecticut Public Radio

We have launched our new website. Check out all that we in the areas of prevention, outreach, education, and treatment!
02/07/2019
North Carolina Problem Gambling Program Helpline 877-718-5543

We have launched our new website. Check out all that we in the areas of prevention, outreach, education, and treatment!

Established to provide and support effective problem gambling prevention, education, outreach and treatment programs throughout North Carolina.

Professor Mark Potenza, Yale University, explained that it was important for people to understand that with the expansio...
02/06/2019
‘Gambling disorder could be linked half to genetics, half to environment’ - Newsbook

Professor Mark Potenza, Yale University, explained that it was important for people to understand that with the expansion of the internet and the environment of gaming and gambling, these two areas actively intersecting.

When asked about how parents can understand if their children will develop a long term addiction or gambling disorder in the future, Professor Mark Potenza of Yale University explained that there was no easy answer, expect that there could be links between genetics and environment. Professor Potenza...

Loot boxes are an almost $30 billion industry, according to tech consultancy firm Juniper Research, and a major source o...
11/30/2018
Video game 'loot boxes' net big money — and some say create child gamblers

Loot boxes are an almost $30 billion industry, according to tech consultancy firm Juniper Research, and a major source of income for video game companies but have also caused concern among anti-gambling advocacy groups and psychologists, who say consumers can exhibit gambling-like behavior in buying loot boxes.

Games such as "Overwatch" include paid “loot boxes” that some psychologists have called a form of gambling.

Dr. Elton-Marshall says that social casino games may have higher odds of winning than monetary gambling, giving young pe...
10/25/2018
Free online casino games linked with higher risks of gambling problems for young people

Dr. Elton-Marshall says that social casino games may have higher odds of winning than monetary gambling, giving young people the false impression that they are luckier or better at gambling.

As well, 37 to 50 per cent of young people who gambled for money and played social casino games met criteria for low to moderate or high problem gambling. By contrast, roughly 10 per cent of teens who participated in monetary gambling but not in social casino games scored as having a degree of problem gambling.

Type "slots" into a search engine, and free online games and apps will appear, easily accessible on a phone or computer. A new CAMH study shows that free gambling-themed games may be a gateway to paid gambling for young people, and gameplay is linked with a higher risk of gambling problems among som...

North Carolina Problem Gambling Program helpline calls increased by 156% when sweepstakes businesses began opening up in...
10/18/2018
Police: Sweepstakes, 'fish games' out of Burlington after warning

North Carolina Problem Gambling Program helpline calls increased by 156% when sweepstakes businesses began opening up in North Carolina.
Need help with problem gambling? Call 877-718-5543.

All online sweepstakes and slot machine businesses in Burlington have closed after warnings from police, the Police Department said Tuesday, Oct. 16.

04/19/2018

Beaufort County Community College PSA winner promoting the NC Problem Gambling Program treatment services and creating awareness.

https://youtu.be/bLTPzvCQ80E

03/22/2018
NCC Problem Gambling 2018

College students are at a greater risk of developing problem gambling. Nash Community college students explain why.
#ncproblemgamblingprogram #pgam #havetheconvo #NashCommunityCollege

North Carolina Problem Gambling Program Problem Gambling Helpline 1-877-718-5543 www.morethanagamenc.org

03/05/2018

Veterans have a greater risk for problem gambling issues. Click the link below to learn more Call (877) 718- 5543 or visit www.morethanagamenc.com for help.

http://morethanagamenc.com/files/The%20Military%20and%20Problem%20Gambling%20NC.pdf

#havetheconvo #ncproblemgamblingprogram

02/28/2018

Tomorrow will begin Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The goal is to get to 50 likes on our brand new page. Can we get 11 more likes today? Learn more about this hidden addiction and hit the like button now.

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