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Hello Long Island!
We hope you have had a great couple of weeks. Winter is here and we are excited about all the activities and reoccurring meetings that have started back up.
We’d like to thank Nicole Carey and The Family Treatment and Recovery Center, who were gracious enough to have us come and facilitate our Problem Gambling 101 training at both their Hempstead and Hicksville locations. During the training we learned that THRIVE centers serve as “peer-run” facilities, which is a great way for those who found success in recovery to give back and help others.
We also had an amazing online training on screenings and assessments with Dr. Rugle. She is a wealth of knowledge and our clinicians had a great time learning from her. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook for updates and upcoming events!
The Long Island Region PGRC is a program of the New York Council on Problem Gambling, which is funded by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports. The Long Island PGRC is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling in Long Island through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them.
The Long Island PGRC is dedicated to the positive transformation of lives harmed by problem gambling. This vision of transformation includes individuals with a gambling problem as well as their families and communities. With a focus on supporting the individual and reducing barriers to care, the Long Island PGRC is truly the premier organization providing problem gambling services in the Long Island region of New York State.