National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (NPGAM) – The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) is pleased to present the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (NPGAM) campaign, a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign. The goal of this campaign is to educate the general public, and healthcare professionals about the warning signs of problem gambling and raise awareness about the help that is available both locally and nationally. The campaign was previously held during the first week of March to coincide with March Madness, one of the most widely bet upon events in the U.S. Now, the campaign takes place during the entire month of March!
National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) – The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling is a state affiliate of the NCPG. Information about National Certification for the treatment of pathological gambling can be found on the NCPG website.
Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario, Canada) – This organization’s website has information about youth gambling, responsible gambling and a searchable database of research, news articles, conferences, etc.
The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS) Online – This website is associated with the Harvard Medical School, they post research and editorials on addictions. Also, a toolkit about gambling called “Your First Step to Change” can be found by clicking on “Self-Help Tools” on the menu bar of the BASIS website.
National Center For Responsible Gaming (NCRG) – Advancing Research, Education and Awareness
WI Department of Health Services– Wisconsin state agency in the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse responsible for alcohol and drug related services.
SAMHSA‘s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
ATTC – Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating and promoting the adoption and implememtation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices.
Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders.