Underage Gambling

Underage Gambling has a solution…YOU!

This program provides education and support for family members affected by the problem gambling of a loved one. Staff provide educational outreach awareness presentations to requesting school and community groups about the inherent risks of problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Awareness Ribbon

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month: Start the Conversation About Problem Gambling in the Workplace

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Youth Decide NY_LogoNCADD-RA is partnering with the New York Council on Problem Gambling on the 2018 YOU(th) Decide Outreach Project. Our primary audience is youth ages 12-17.

YOU(th) Decide Vision – project designed to be a multi-dimensional prevention effort, which is aimed at reducing underage gambling in NYS.

YOU(th) Decide Mission – project aims to empower youth to make educated decisions regarding their gambling behaviors, and prepare communities to work together to prevent underage gambling.

YOU(th) Decide goals include:

  • Increase awareness of the issues of underage problem gambling: facts, truths, and myths
  • Inspire parents to take action to reduce youth gambling and access to gambling
  • Increase community leader interest to support underage problem gambling prevention efforts

Youth: be informed, so you can decide! Then, have the conversation!

Underage Gambling Playing Cards

2019 NYS Press Release

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Capacity Building

Capacity Building

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Parent Pledge

Parent Pledge

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Underage Gambling Brochure

Brochure

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Media Literacy

Media Literacy

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Parent/Adult Community Presentations

Presentations are available upon request to parent and community groups to increase awareness to the potential risks of problem gambling with special emphasis on the risks associated with underage problem gambling by contacting Jennifer Faringer, NCADD-RA Director, at (585) 719-3480 or jfaringer@depaul.org.

Parent Tool Kits

NYS OASASNYSED Problem Gambling Tool Kit For School Districts And Parents

NYS OASAS/NYSED Problem Gambling Tool Kit for School Districts and Parents

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Recognize The Signs Of Underage Problem Gambling

Recognize the Signs of Problem Gambling

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Youth Gambling And Problem Gambling

Problem Gambling and Your Kids Talking Points

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Problem Gambling Family Activity Sheet

Problem Gambling Family Activity Sheet

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OASAS Parent Talk Brochure 

OASAS Parent Talk Brochure 

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NYCPG’s Go Away Monster Brochure 

NYCPG’s Go Away Monster Brochure 

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Go Away Monster: A Problem Gambling Story

A video designed to help you talk to your children about problem gambling.

Get the facts

Recognizing the signs of problem gambling is the first step toward helping someone you care about or getting help yourself.

Myths

Self-Evaluation

Infographics

Gambling Counseling and Treatment Resources