National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

MARY: For most people gambling can be a way to have fun.
But for others, gambling can become much more than just a game.
It can lead to personal and financial problems.
ERIC: This is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month.
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem,
help is available all across Iowa. It can start with just a telephone call.
MARY: With help, many people can change their gambling habits
and regain control of their lives.
ERIC: Call 1-800-BETS OFF.
We”ll listen and get you right to the
confidential assistance you need.

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  1. 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 health care 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!

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