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If you bet – PLAY IT SAFE!

Sunday, February 12th, 2023, is football’s Biggest Game, one of the most celebrated sporting events of the year. Along with the big game, the divisional ...

Gift Responsibly. Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play

Many view gifting lottery tickets as harmless fun for any age that adds a touch of excitement in the anticipation of possibly wining money. However, ...

Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence

For most, gambling can be a fun, recreational activity. But for some, gambling can get out of control; it can become problematic and addictive. It ...

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The relationship between gambling and suicide is now more apparent than ever. Gamblers who report high-risk gambling behaviors are ...

September is National Recovery Month

Each September, we focus our awareness efforts toward helping to disseminate information about the resources available that enable those with a substance use problem or ...

July Is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Also known as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month. This July, the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) ...

May is Mental Health Month

This May, in collaboration with the Maryland Association of Prevention Professionals & Advocates (MAPPA), the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) invites ...

Live a Less-Stressed Life

Start today and acknowledge that stress happens. By implementing self-care tools, you and your family can minimize stress and enjoy a healthier, happier life.

Child Neglect and Problem Gambling

Families, in any formation, are the core of our communities. It is through awareness, collaboration and support that we keep families and the communities they ...

Alcohol and Gambling Addiction – Not a Good Mix!

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a national public health awareness campaign developed to increase awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of alcoholism. Established ...
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Each March, the Center actively promotes Problem Gambling Awareness Month, a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign established by the National Council on Problem Gambling ...
take the madness out of Gambling

This March, take the “Madness” out of Gambling

It’s March and basketball “madness” abounds! It’s known that more and more states are discussing and passing sports legislation. The American Gambling Association AGA, estimated ...

Do you or someone you know have problems with gambling behavior? Help and Hope is available right now, it’s free, confidential and 24/7. 

Call or Text the Maryland Problem Gambling Helpline TODAY! (1-800-426-2537)

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