Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling

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ABOUT US

The Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) does not advocate for or against gambling but is committed to working with all stakeholders to help individuals and families impacted by gambling related harms.

CCPG provides Connecticut’s only 24-hour Problem Gambling Helpline, offering support via phone, chat, and text. CCPG also implements advocacy, prevention, outreach, and education programs serving students, veterans, and other at-risk populations.

Together We Can Make A Difference

The Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling is a private, not-for-profit organization affiliated with the National Council on Problem Gambling.
a voice for you

A VOICE FOR YOU

CCPG serves as a voice for many individuals and families impacted by gambling related harms through our advocacy efforts.

A COMPASSIONATE EAR TO LISTEN

A COMPASSIONATE EAR TO LISTEN

We provide free, immediate support and referral assistance, to those who’s gambling maybe causing a negative effect in their lives, family members and others seeking information about available resources.

SPREADING THE WORD

SPreading the word

We create outreach and training programs on problem gambling to increase knowledge among providers to offer more effective treatment practices and further program development.

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HELP US HELP OTHERS

To carry out our mission to increase the availability of services for those impacted by gambling related harms we need your help and support.

Problem Gambling

Resources: We are proud to work with our many partners to provide help and resources for individuals, family members and communities impacted by gambling related problems. Here you’ll find the links to treatment programs, support groups, and the forms that can enable you to voluntarily self-exclude from gambling offerings, if you so choose.

Statewide Calendar of Events

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Problem Gambling Bootcamp For The Connecticut Regional Gambling Awareness Teams

Part 1

Monday, August 29th

9AM to 1PM via Zoom

Part 2

Tuesday, August 30th

9AM to 1PM via Zoom

Part 3

Thursday, September 8th

9AM to 1PM via Zoom

Part 4

Monday, September 19th

9AM to 1PM via Zoom

16 CEUs offered through CCB & IGCCB. Work in teams of 6-8 members to:

  • Identify local conditions that need to be addressed for each region;
  • Build the capacity of the Gambling Awareness Teams with representatives from Treatment, Prevention, and Recovery as well as local community members from various sectors;
  • Develop a communication plan to share and promote resources offered in each region; and
  • Assess community readiness to address problem gambling with additional stakeholders not yet involved.

 

Contact your regional coordinator to participate! Contact Kelly Leppard at kelly.leppard@ct.gov with questions.

Problem Gambling: Understanding Disparities and Building Health Equity

Wednesday, June 1st 

12PM-4:00PM via Zoom

Register By Email: Fiorigio.Fetta@Ct.Gov

Gaming Disorder: A Virtual Addiction: Community & Parent Session

 

Thursday, June 2nd

 

6PM-7:30PM via Zoom

Register Here

Gaming Disorder: A Virtual Addiction: Clinical Session

Tuesday, June 21st

9:30AM-11:00AM via Zoom

Register Here

VIRTUAL Community Awareness Program

Wednesday, June 22nd

9AM-12PM via Zoom

Register Here

Please visit www.gamblingawarenessct.org for other upcoming events/training opportunities.

ADVOCACY

The CCPG serves as a voice for many individuals and families impacted by gambling related harms. As a result, CCPG plays an active role in ensuring that problem gambling is included as a factor in all debates around gambling and gambling expansion. We also seek to educate about and advocate for policies that will help to reduce the risks to those who may be affected negatively by gambling and provide support, resources and referrals.

Our Affiliates

The Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) and a preferred provider of the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB).