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2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

| July 11, 2016
2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

Thank you for visiting! Materials from Julie Hynes’ presentations are available below. Click here to view slides from the Prevention Showcase! Do you have questions, comments or suggestions? Please feel free to touch base anytime with Julie: [email protected] 7/19 update: Valve company sends cease and desist letters to skins gaming companies– http://imgur.com/a/qCKwk July 15: Fantasy Sports […]

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1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

| May 1, 2016
1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

Fantasy Sports presentation: Problem Gamblers Network of WV Advanced Training | May 2, 2016 Thank you, West Virginia! It was great to spend the morning with you. I hope the presentation was helpful and useful to you in your work and life. (By the way, I’m now singing “I’d like to buy the world a […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| April 19, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

Results are in! Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2016 PGAM Video PSA Contest! Here are the official results for the top 3 videos, as voted by YOU, as of the close of voting at 12:00 am on 4/20. In 6 days, these videos got 4,000 views on Facebook and YouTube and over 500 votes […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| April 11, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

Here are Your Lane County Top 5! Congratulations and thank you to ALL middle school youth who participated in the 2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Art Search! You can check out the top five posters here: –  Victoria M., 8th grade, Springfield (teacher: Ms. LaVelle) – Zaira G., 6th grade,  Eugene (teacher: Mr. Walker) – Jamie F., 8th grade,  Springfield […]

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2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

| February 19, 2016
2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

Welcome to participants of the 2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference! Thanks for your passion and great energy. You are doing fantastic work in your communities! Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just in mind that the materials and presentations shared here are Creative Commons copyrighted, so […]

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Training for ADAPT Providers – Gaming & Fantasy Sports: December 10, 2015

| December 9, 2015

Please feel free to review the slides below, and Questions or comments? Contact me. Thanks very much! Additional links: For addicts, fantasy sites can lead to a ruinous path | New York Times, 11/23/15 Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know Virtual Hope Box (recovery app) [Android |Apple] “Last […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

| October 9, 2015
Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

If you’ve been following any sports lately, you’ve almost surely seen or heard an ad for DraftKings or FanDuel. Daily fantasy sports (referred to by many as DFS) is a multibillion dollar industry—and it’s only getting bigger (if you don’t know how these games/contests work, there’s  a nice run-down in this “Daily Fantasy Sports  for Dummies” article). So what’s the […]

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2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

| September 28, 2015
2015 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon

Related: PGAD 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 September 2015 Marks the 20th Anniversary of Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon 2015 Governor’s Proclamation Governor Kate Brown has proclaimed September 29, 2015 as Problem Gamblers Awareness Day in Oregon. How to get involved: Tuesday, September 29: “Out of Luck” […]

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Workplace Gambling Policies

| July 30, 2015
Workplace Gambling Policies

Following are some sample recommended workplace policies for government agencies. Special thanks to Iowa Department of Public Health and Marion County Health Department.  Sample 1 (Credit: Iowa Department of Public Health) XYZ Corporation, Inc. (the Company) intends to help provide a gambling-free work environment for our clients and our employees. The Company believes gambling during work […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: 2015 Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies Conference

| July 22, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable: 2015 Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies Conference

Welcome to participants of the  2015 NWIAS (Northwest Institute on Addictions Studies) Conference! The slides for the July 22 workshop, “‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Youth and those in Addictions Recovery,” are below. Please contact Julie ([email protected]) if you have any questions! Here are some supplementary articles you might find interesting: Screen Addiction […]

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