Region 5
Problem Gambling Awareness Team

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The Region 5 Problem Gambling Awareness Team consists of community stakeholders working toward raising awareness around disordered gambling and helping connect those in need to treatment.  The team meets quarterly to review gambling trends and access to treatment.  

We host gambling awareness trainings and webinars.  We hold an event during Problem Gambling Awareness Month in March which includes testimonials from those with lived experience, and community education.  Many of our team members have achieved the credentials for The Problem Gambling Certificate of Competency.  There is also a Youth Peer Leadership component with an opportunity for a group of our area youth to attend trainings and create a public service announcement with a problem gambling focus.

Our partners include DMHAS Problem Gambling Services, The CT Council on Problem Gambling and treatment providers MCCA, Help, Inc., and Apex Community Care.  


To learn more about our PGAT, the youth project, or the Certificate of Competency, contact us.  We welcome additional members to our team!

The Changing Landscape of Gambling in CT

What is Self-Exclusion?  
It is a harm-reduction tool which allows individuals the option to voluntarily exclude themselves from certain gambling activities.  To learn more, click here

State-wide Responsible Gambling Marketing Campaign
"Responsible Play- The CT Way!"

a unified effort of Connecticut’s key stakeholders in the gaming and problem gambling communities to increase
awareness of responsible gaming initiatives
Click here for full press release


Click here view the recording of our PGAM featured event:
The Wild World of Sports Betting
with guest speaker Dan Trolaro
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Fact Sheets for Downloading and Sharing

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The link between Gaming and Gambling

Gamequitters is an educational resource.

Learn about Skins, ESports betting, and how to recognize the signs of problem gaming or gambling.

Problem Gambling Resources

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Our Partners

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