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Seminar Will Address Gambling Prevention

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 12/12/2013

Gambling and substance abuse will be addressed during a Problem Gambling Prevention Training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan.28, at the Longview Center Upper Conference Room, 1495 W. Longview Ave.

Derek Longimeier, program manager from Drug Free Action Alliance, will conduct the training seminar.

The seminar will cover:

  • The history of gambling, the definition of a gambling problem
  • The connection between gambling and substance abuse
  • The costs and consequences of gambling behaviors
  • Public health approach to prevention priorities
  • How to apply community prevention strategies

The cost for the training seminar is $20. Attendees will receive a lunch. Registration is required no later than Jan. 17.

For more information contact Brandy Dilgard from Community Action for Capable Youth, Inc. at 419-774-5683.

   
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