Through the normalization of gambling and increased access to a wide variety of gambling opportunities, as well as the stigma associated problem gambling, it is important to bring attention to gambling disorder, to educate the people of Maine about this public health issue and to find solutions to barriers we are currently facing in the
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The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness across the state about problem gambling, the important roles of education, prevention efforts, treatment services, and recovery supports. Full scholarships available for this conference for qualified Maine behavioral health providers interested in joining the Maine Gambling Addiction Treatment Network. Please contact AdCare for scholarship information and
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The world of what we have considered “gambling” has shifted dramatically in recent years. In this training, participants will gain an understanding of recent technological trends in gaming, and how these trends have blurred the lines between what is gaming and what is gambling. We will have special attention during this training on video and
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SAVE THE DATE! Check back to learn more about the agenda or to register… Prevention Professionals Day is designed to offer Maine’s Prevention Community a broad range of learning opportunities. The day will focus on providing tools and resources for the field of prevention including the basics of primary prevention, the state, regional, and local
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This workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation for initiating and sustaining clients in treatment for problem gambling. We will focus on developing an understanding of the skill with key components in the treatment of problem and disordered gambling. An overview of evidence based treatment modalities for problem gambling will be presented and participants
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The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness across the state about problem gambling, the important role of education, prevention efforts, treatment services and recovery supports.
As more and more opportunities for gambling are made available, it is increasingly important to improve the capacity and capability of behavioral health treatment providers to learn effective ways of addressing and treating gambling problems. This interactive training will offer a broad overview and definitions of gambling and problem gambling and how to begin to
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Participants who attend this conference will: · Gain an understanding of gambling addiction and the role of relapse prevention · Learn about ways behavioral health education can effectively treat those with gambling addiction · Learn about how prevention, treatment and recovery supports intersect and support each others efforts. Scholarship information available.