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Problem Gambling Resources Network (Alberta)

Booth 106
The Problem Gambling Resources Network (Alberta) is a not-for-profit organization which began in 1993 in response to the tremendous increase in problem gambling issues that surfaced shortly after the expansion of the Alberta gambling industry in the early 1990’s._x000D_
Our mission::_x000D_
The Problem Gambling Resources Network (Alberta) is committed to helping individuals and communities address gambling in a healthy and responsible way through public awareness, education, advocacy, prevention, treatment/referral and research._x000D_
The staff and volunteers at the PGRN are people who were directly or in-directly impacted by problem gambling and are committed to raising the public’s awareness about the impact of gambling and problem gambling in Alberta._x000D_
The PGRN offer presentations entitled “Adolescent Gambling and Problem Gambling in Alberta.” The topics covered in the presentation include:_x000D_
· What is Gambling?_x000D_
· How Does Youth Gambling Start_x000D_
· Youth’s Favorite Types of Gambling_x000D_
· Reasons Youth Gamble_x000D_
· Gambling Involvement_x000D_
· Problem Gambling Among Alberta Youth_x000D_
· What is Problem Gambling_x000D_
· Who is at Risk_x000D_
· How do Gambling Problem Develop?_x000D_
· Why Electronic Gambling is so Addictive?_x000D_
· Effects of Problem Gambling_x000D_
· Signs of Problem Gambling_x000D_
· Help for Problem Gambling_x000D_
Presentations are delivered by people who are recovering from their own 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._x000D_
The presentation is a must see for students, teachers and other educators who are involved in teaching students about making healthy lifestyle choices around gambling in the school and the community._x000D_