How to stop gambling and sports betting, online help for gambling.
Western PGRC is “Here to Help”.
Help to stop gambling and sports betting.
“How do I or someone I know stop online gambling or sports betting?”
Online, Casino, Gambling and Sports Betting Counseling and
SELF SCREENING TOOLS
Free Problem Gambling Training Available
Check out “That Sounds Terrific” podcast with host Nick Koziol
and featuring Jeffrey Wierzbicki and Angela DiRosa.
The Hidden Addiction Podcast – Click me for the latest episode!
First, click to see Angela DiRosa’s interview with Jacquie Walker. While they discuss gambling and gambling addiction and how to stop gambling and sports betting and how to find gambling counseling.
Thank you Spectrum News for helping raise awareness of problem gambling during Problem Gambling Awareness Month!
Also, how to identify problem gambling warning signs.
Also, if you are visiting this site outside WNY: CLICK HERE
Western PGRC staff had a great time at the FOCUS – Addiction Prevention Council Spring Impact Conference!
In Good Health Magazine Buffalo Q&A with Jeffrey Wierzbicki
Listen to the latest episode of “What Are The Odds”. (PODCAST LINK) Hosted by Central PGRC’s Elizabeth Toomey
and featuring Western PGRC’s Jeffrey Wierzbicki discussing the risks of mobile sports betting in New York State.
Next, you can listen to Jeffrey Wierzbicki with Oriend on WQRW Community Focus.
Help to stop gambling near me. In addition listen to PPAC Central – Partners for Prevention Allegany County Podcast. As Jon Chafee (PPAC) talks about problem gambling, mobile sports betting and how to stop online gambling. Also, you can get gambling counseling fast. Additionally, they discuss plans for Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Joining Jon is Jeffrey Wierzbicki and Angela DiRosa from the Western Problem Gambling Resource Center.
Western PGRC – How to stop gambling and Sports Betting near me.
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Mobile Sports Betting is LIVE in NYS. In other words, those struggling with a sports betting gambling problem now have 24/7 access to bet. Because of this access, we must all help raise awareness.
Recently, Angela DiRosa joined Jacquie Walker on WIVB News 4. During the interview Angela talked about the impact that Mobile Sports Betting (MSB) on Western New Yorkers. As well as problem gambling warning signs. Similarly how to get help with a gambling or online gambling problem. Consequently, as Mobile Sports Betting rolls out, know how to get help. While a gambling problem can happen to anyone, there is help to stop gambling and sports betting.
How to stop gambling and sports betting
Building Partnerships Increases Problem Gambling Knowledge
Accordingly, Western PGRC staff are excited to begin a partnership with Buffalo and WNY VA. Because, The VA is dedicated to raising awareness about prescription and other drug addictions within the veteran community. Also the affects of drugs, alcohol, and gambling are closely related. Therefore, everyone in recovery should be aware of services that can also help people gambling with gambling addiction.
National Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is in November. Because EAP’s help people. Equally important, they can deal with personal or work-related problems. Problems that could impact themselves and their work. So we have partnered to raise awareness of problem gambling. In addition, Wende Correctional Facility invited the Western PGRC in. So staff could learn warnings signs and how to get help.
Likewise, if you would like to partner with us learn ways to raise awareness of problem gambling, email us today!
Who Do We Serve?
Besides Buffalo, we serve Warsaw to Jamestown, Batavia to Lewiston and Amherst to Wellsville. Niagara Falls to Olean and Hamburg and Dunkirk. Now, confidential help to stop gambling and gambling counseling is here in Western New York (WNY).
Not in WNY?
Finger Lakes PGRC Central PGRC Northeast PGRC Mid-Hudson PGRC
NYC PGRC’s Bronx Brooklyn Queens Staten Island Manhattan Long Island PGRC
Confidential email. Help with gambling problems. Also help to stop gambling.
RITV News – Mobile Sports Betting (Russian Language)
WNY Independent Living – Public Newsletter (PGRC)
“Are We Ready For Mobile Sports Betting?”
Buffalo News “Mobile Sports Betting”
Spectrum News “Mobile Sports Betting Raises Concerns” (Video)
WKBW “Local Help is Available”
Lockport Sun and Journal “Gambling, a Two-Way Street”
WIVB “Recognizing Gambling Addiction
Warsaw’s Country Courier “Stress Awareness Month”
The Batavian – Stress Awareness Month
Do You Know the Warning Signs of Problem Gambling?
Lying about how much you are gambling/online slots. Consequently borrowing money to gamble and pay debts.
Using money for gambling instead of paying bills. All despite the negative consequences.
Feeling anxious. Because for instance you are unable to gamble or trying cut back.
Bragging about how much/how often you are winning.
Problems at work because you are being distracted by planning gambling activities.
Financial distress due to gambling and gambling losses.
*Notably, problem gambling is often easy to hide and can impact anyone. There is in fact no “face” to problem gambling. Therefore, it is important to know the signs. As you can see, the warning signs of gambling problems can be easily hidden. Above all, we can help. If you or a loved one need help with a gambling problem, NY Problem Gambling Help promptly call or email today.
“Here to Help” Call (716) 833-4274 for confidential help with a gambling problem.
Also learn about how you can become an advocate!
About the Western Problem Gambling Resource Center: Help to Stop Gambling.
The Western (PGRC) is a program of the NYCPG. Funding comes from the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports. Therefore, purpose of the Western PGRC is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling. We serve Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming Counties. As well as, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties. Western PGRC aims to increase public awareness. Also to connect anyone struggling with services.
Our staff are dedicated. So the lives of those harmed by problem gambling improves. Therefore, we help anyone struggling with a gambling problem. We also help their loved ones. Because we focus on supporting people. While reducing barriers to getting help. The Western PGRC is above all the premier center for providing help. Help to stop gambling, help to stop online gambling, gambling counseling is available now in Western New York. NY Problem Gambling Help.
Training Opportunities Available:
In addition the Western PGRC can help you and your team. We can help increase their knowledge of problem gambling and problem sports betting and online help for gambling.
Training Topics Include: PG 101 – Just the Basics. Also Problem Gambling and Suicide: The Relationship With Mental Health. Additional topics include, Problem Gambling – Emerging Trends and Problem Gambling and Seniors.
In addition to the above topics, we have many trainings to meet your needs. Simply email us for more information!
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Visit www.NYProblemGamblingHELP.org for your local PGRC.
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- PPAC – Partners for Prevention Allegany County
- WNY United
- Prevention Council of Erie County
- WNY Prevention Resource Center
- Save the Michael’s of the World
- SAMHSA – Problem Gambling
- Impact HQ Providers
- Find Health Clinics