Problem Gambling

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From partnership on Ohio’s award winning prevention campaigns to supporting local coalitions as they integrate problem gambling prevention strategies into their work, Problem Gambling at Prevention Action Alliance (PG@PAA) is proud to be part of Ohio’s gambling landscape.

A partner of Ohio for Responsible Gambling  Prevention Action Alliance has worked with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Ohio Lottery Commission, and the Ohio Casino Control Commission to create and promote Ohio’s prevention campaigns for over a decade. In addition to assisting with the campaigns Prevention Action Alliance offers programs such as Campus Cents, promoting financial literacy to 18 – 24 year olds; training and technical assistance for prevention coalitions working on gambling; and advocacy training specifically for gambling related issues.

PG at PAA is where you can find all of the tools, programs, and resources Prevention Action Alliance offers for problem gambling prevention and the promotion of responsible gaming.

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Community Integration of Problem Gambling Prevention Project

Funding from the Problem Gambling Casino Fund is being distributed specifically for effective enhancements in problem gambling/gambling disorder prevention services. For this project, up to $20,000 per year per organization may be requested, with the funds potentially renewable, contingent upon outcomes and availability of funding for up to two years.

Prevention Action Alliance recognizes that as the opportunity to gamble in Ohio grows, so does the need for local communities to implement local solutions. Additionally, Prevention Action Alliance understands the difficulties community partners may have in addressing growing and emerging issues, such as problem gambling. The “Community Integration of Problem Gambling Prevention (CIPGP) Project” will reduce barriers to addressing problem gambling by allowing participants to select their own level of participation, while building capacity for the future.

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