Gambling and Mental Health

When: Every Tuesday @ 8pm ET

To be receptive to the needs of gamblers is to fully understand them. This workshop is designed with that in mind, to help keep individuals afloat and ultimately safe. It’s not about advocating abstinence or eliminating gambling completely; it’s about growing smarter—about approaching excessive gambling like any other addiction: gradually changing your habits, one by one.

Topics covered:

  • Overview of Problem Gambling
  • Different Types of Gamblers
  • The Psychology of Gambling
  • Risk Factors & Co-morbidities
  • Abstinence vs. Moderation
  • Responsible Gambling Strategies

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Marc Lefkowitz

Marc Lefkowitz ICGC-II has been a certified gambling counselor for over 20 years. Marc is a national speaker facilitating problem gambling trainings and workshops on topics including financial recovery, treatment, Gamblers Anonymous, technology and responsible gaming. In 2012, Marc received California’s Lifetime Achievement Award for working with problem gamblers and their families. He is a recovering gambler with over 38 years of recovery and recently earned the NCPG’s Jeff Beck Recovery Award. Marc is the Director of Programming for Kindbridge.