Press and Updates

Press Release: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Boston, MA—The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health (Mass. Council) strongly urges Governor Charlie Baker and the Mass. State Legislature to include safeguards in any sports gambling legislation against the potential negative consequences that may result.

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Tools of Recovery: Relapse Prevention

By: Jodie Nealley, Outreach and Recovery Support Coordinator There are many tools someone in recovery from gambling can have in their recovery tool box.  An understanding of relapse prevention, and the development of a relapse prevention plan is among these tools and...

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Screening Needed to Identify Gambling Addiction

By Odessa Dwarika (As Printed in “The Provider”, Vol. 40 – No. 7, Summer 2019 Newspaper, The Providers’ Council) Encore, one of the biggest casinos in the world, has become the third in the Commonwealth. Meanwhile, the state Legislature is also considering going...

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