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Sports Gambling During the Superbowl

Watching the Superbowl  The Superbowl is the annual championship game for the National Football League. It is often a time where there are large gatherings of friends and family with an opportunity to watch the game. It is a time to socialize and celebrate with loved ones. However, if you are struggling with your sports… Read more »

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Mobile Sports Betting In New York

Mobile Sports Betting in New York   Mobile sports betting was recently legalized in New York State on January 8th.  New Yorkers can download an app if they are interested in placing a bet on a sporting event. For many, sports gambling is a form of entertainment that can be fun and enjoying, but for… Read more »

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Getting Connected to a Clinician

Getting help for your gambling may seem like an easy task, it’s just a phone call away to get connected to a clinician, but it is a big step and can be nerve racking and overwhelming. At the Problem Gambling Resource Center, we understand it takes courage to make that first call.   Our goal… Read more »

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You: Resources for Problem Gambling New Year is a time to make resolutions, change things that we want to be different in our lives, and set the course for a better year. If you are having problems with your gambling, it may be something you want to change. It may affect your… Read more »

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The PGRC Program Manager

The Program Manager Program Managers (PMs) play a couple of different roles. Their first role is to answer calls and take help requests. They’re really good at connecting to people, hearing stories, and finding out what the caller’s needs are to meet those needs. These are the professionals you’ll first encounter if you call our… Read more »

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PGRC Help Calls

What To Expect from a PGRC Help Call Who answers help calls? Program Managers (PMs) of the regional Problem Gambling Resource Centers (PGRCs) in New York State. Anyone who’s looking for information can reach out through regional helplines and a PM will help them as best as they can. Are these calls confidential? Yes. All information… Read more »

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Problem Gambling Resource Centers

Problem Gambling Resource Centers Who are the PGRCs? The Problem Gambling Resource Centers (PGRCs) are branches of the New York Council on Problem Gambling. Our PGRCs are staffed with team leaders and program managers who are trained and excited about helping individuals and families.  Our teams are knowledgeable on issues related to problem gambling.  They… Read more »

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Welcome To Our Blog

We are glad you’ve come to visit. Our new blog will feature information about the Problem Gambling Resource Centers, what we do and what you can expect from us.  We plan to post information about calling, treatment services, professional trainings and general information about problem gambling. We’re going to have content for professionals as well… Read more »

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