The PGRN offers 1 to 2 hour presentations aimed at promoting awareness about how gambling can impact the community & individuals. "Adolescent Gambling and Problem Gambling in Alberta" addresses gambling among young people while the "Community & Workplace Presentation" discusses problem gambling as an addiction and targets adults in the workplace, treatment facilities and the community at large. The topics covered in the presentations include:
- What is Gambling
- How Does Gambling Start
- Reasons People Gamble
- What is Problem Gambling
- Who is at Risk
- How do Gambling Problems Develop
- Why Electronic Gambling is so Addictive
- Effects of Problem Gambling
- Signs of Problem Gambling
- Help for Problem Gambling
Presentations are free of charge and are delivered by people who are recovering from their gambling addiction or have been directly impacted because of someone else's addiction to gambling and are willing to share parts of their story throughout the presentation.
The presentations are a must see for employers, health care professionals, students, teachers and other educators who are involved in gambling or deal with the impacts of problem gambling in the community or school.
To book a presentation call PGRN at 780-461-1259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org