Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline

Problem Gambling Awareness Resources

Know the Facts!

Oregon Problem Gambling Overview

Problem Gambling Help Brochure
Quick Facts
Oregon Gambling: History Highlights
Charitable and Social Gaming
Minimum Legal Ages to Gamble in Oregon
Oregon and U.S. Spending on Gambling
Harmful Impacts
10 Rules of Responsible Gambling
Myths and Facts About Problem Gambling
Oregon DHS Addictions & Mental Health Division
Internet Gambling
Cell Phone Gambling
Medline Overview and Links on Problem Gambling
Journal of Gambling Issues

Youth (see also Parents, School sections)

Youth Problem Gambling Brochure
Teens and Problem Gambling
Poker
Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
Oregon Youth Gambling Survey
Oregon Youth Problem Gambling Awareness Video

Parents (see also Youth, School sections)

Parents Brochure
Oregon Focus Group Report:  Parents and Teens on Youth Gambling
For Parents: Signs of a Problem in Kids
Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
Oregon Youth Gambling Survey
Oregon Youth Problem Gambling Awareness Video

College

College Brochure
Oregon College Gambling Survey
Campus Problem Gambling Prevention
College Student Gambling

Older Adults

Older Adults and Gambling
Older Adults and Problem Gambling Brochure
Older Adults and Problem Gambling (Powerpoint)

Health & Counseling Professionals

Health Professionals Brochure
Primary Care Providers
Mental Health Clinicians
Persons with A History of Alcohol Issues and Mental Health Issue
Health Effects of Problem Gambling
Financial Counseling and Problem Gamblers: Clinician's Guide

Workplace

Workplace Brochure
Problem Gambling and the Workplace
Problem Gambling & The Workplace (Powerpoint)

Cultural (see also Spanish language section)

Ethnic Minorities and Problem Gambling
Gambling information in 11 languages

Spanish-Language Resources

Signs of a Problem Gambler
For Family: Offering Help
Responsible Gambling Tips
Sample Public Service Announcements
South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS)
Websites in Spanish
Spanish Family Brochure
Spanish Brochure

Community/Policy

Government Role:  “Counting on Gambling” article from State Legislatures newsletter
Policy Change: Big Impacts
Spotlight: Social Gaming

Schools

Oregon Revised Health Education Standards (new language on problem gambling is in red)
How Schools Can Help Prevent Youth Problem Gambling
School Gambling Policies
Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
Oregon Youth Gambling Survey  
Including Problem Gambling in School Curricula
Majoring in Wagering
Casino Nights
Oregon Youth Problem Gambling Awareness Video
Model School Program
Student Problem Gambling: Educators Brochure

Faith Community

The Role of Faith Community
Model Addiction Ministry
Core Competencies for Clergy
Research on Gambling and Faith Community

Problem Gambling and the Military

Problem Gambling in the Military (Powerpoint)
Veterans and Dual Disorders
Prevalence of Problem Gambling in the Military
Access to Gambling in the Military
History
Treatment
PTSD and Problem Gambling

Recovery

What is Recovery?
Recovery Resources
Recovery Websites
Tips for Clinicians on Referral To GA

Treatment

Problem Gambling Treatment Options in Oregon
Research on Problem Gambling Treatment: Harvard Medical School’s "The Wager"
Treating Problem Gambling overview

Bank/Financial

What Bankers Should Know About Problem Gambling

Problem Gambling and the Brain

Problem Gambling and the Brain
The Changing Adolescent Brain