Problem Gambling Awareness Month 2022

2022 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

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2022 PGAM “Connections” Campaign

John Fisher “Connections” Message (KSWD)

Radio Spot: “Grandma, we missed you!“

Radio Spot: “I’m glad we could take time for ourselves”

Radio Spot: “It’s been too long.”

We’re getting a jump on Problem Gambling Awareness Month and Gambling Disorder Screening Day with two community live-streaming events.

Free Live-streamed Events

Each event was recorded earlier and can be viewed on-demand at the links below.

In this webinar we will chat about tips and ideas for professionals to reduce barriers to accessing help services, discuss how to promote Problem Gambling awareness while being culturally sensitive, and explore how those struggling can find help for themselves and their families. 

With Special Guests:

  • Priscila Giamassi, NLBHA, NHL PTTC
  • Susie Villalobos, NLBHA, NHL ATTC
  • Ruth Yanez, NLBHA, NHL ATTC

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In this webinar we will focus on tribal services and offer tips and ideas for having compassionate conversations about problem gambling, facilitating gambling screens, improving access to care, and where to get help.

With Special Guests:

  • Gary T. Cooper, BS, SUDP, WSCGC
  • Sarah Sense-Wilson, LMHC, CDP, WSGCC-II

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Community Events

Positive Action Screening Day
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022
Tulalip Administrative Building
12-3 PM PT

Gambling Disorder Screening Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Yakama Nation Legends Casino Lobby
3-7 PM PT

Reclaim Our Connections
Saturday, March 26th, 2022
Tulalip Resort Casino | Orca Ballroom 3
6-9 PM PT

PGAM Messages from NLBHA

(National Latino Behavioral Health Association)

Watch and share these messages raising awareness of Problem Gambling in Portuguese/Português, Spanish/Español, and English:

Twitter Chat Tuesdays

We are going to be live chatting on Twitter (@EvergreenCPG) every Tuesday in March. Learn more here and join the conversation!

News Release

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM). The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling (ECPG), Washington State Affiliate of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), together with the State Problem Gambling Program at the Washington State Health Care Authority at the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery), is raising awareness of how problem gambling (gambling disorder) impacts individuals, families, and communities with a statewide media campaign.

On a national level, ECPG will be collaborating with NCPG and its state Affiliates to coordinate awareness campaigns throughout the month for coast-to-coast coverage.

Read the full release here.

PGAM Proclamation

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee proclaims March 2022 as Washington Problem Gambling Awareness Month.