Problem Gambling Resources

Public awareness of problem gambling and the associated consequences continues to be the main focus for the New York Council on Problem Gambling. Public opinion data shows that most individuals are unaware of this serious disorder and its impacts on families and communities. NYCPG recognizes the importance of educating communities throughout New York State about problem gambling and offers numerous materials for individuals to learn from and share.

By communicating the seriousness of this disorder and teaching individuals and professionals how to recognize the warning signs, NYCPG hopes to reduce the associated stigma and thereby encourage those struggling that help is available and recovery is possible. The resources below are intended to offer information, guidance and support for anyone who may be interested.

  • Problem Gambling Awareness Month

    Problem Gambling Awareness Month

    March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month: NYCPG and MHANYS ask you to Start the Conversation about Problem Gambling and Mental Health Disorders. We’ve compiled a list of FREE RESOURCES to help you, your family and your agency to start the conversation about problem gambling and mental health this month!

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  • Downloadable Resources

    Downloadable Resources

    Looking for an electronic or downloadable resource for yourself, a family member or friend, or your agency? Find them all here!

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  • You(th) Decide NY

    You(th) Decide NY

    You can help teenaged youth understand the realities and the potential consequences of gambling, and empower them to share their knowledge with their peers, parents and communities. You(th) Decide NY provides resources to help you educate your teenager and support your teen’s power to make healthy decisions about gambling.

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  • DontBetYet


    Are you interested in learning more about youth gambling and the risks? This NYCPG resource is chocked full of good information and tools for parents of young children, including a video, worksheets, storybook and more.

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  • Queens Center for Excellence

    Queens Center for Excellence

    The Queens Center for Excellence (QCFE) is a program of the New York Council on Problem Gambling. QCFE is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling within Queens County through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them.

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  • Problem Gambling Training Partnership

    Problem Gambling Training Partnership

    The NYS Problem Gambling Training Partnership (PGTP) is a program of the New York Council on Problem Gambling, funded by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. In an effort to expand access to care for those struggling with problem gambling in NYS, the New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) provides training and support to mental health and addiction practitioners throughout the state.

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  • New York Responsible Gambling Hub

    New York Responsible Gambling Hub

    Interested in online or face-to-face training on problem gambling for your casino employees? Looking for resources and materials that you can share with patrons who are struggling? Find information on problem and responsible gambling that is specifically relevant to the NYS Gaming Industry.

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  • Media


    Watch our problem gambling videos and public service announcements, including vignettes that focus on various issues including sports betting, underage gambling, aging adults, veterans and more.

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  • KnowTheOdds


    From infographics to ebooks, videos and ongoing blog posts, KnowTheOdds is one of the most comprehensive resources on problem gambling available online. Explore this resource to learn more about problem gambling and treatment available in NYS.

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  • Addiction Warning Signs

    Addiction Warning Signs

    Identifying a gambling problem can be challenging as it is often a “hidden” disorder. Understand and be able to recognize the warning signs of Disordered Gambling. It’s essential to guiding those in need to the appropriate support services.

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