Manhattan Problem Gambling Resource Center PGRC

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Have gambling became a problem  for you or someone you love?

Have sport betting, mobile betting, lottery, casinos, scratch off , got out of control ?

You are not alone the Manhattan Problem gambling resources center can HELP!


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The Manhattan Problem Gambling Resource Center 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 Manhattan PGRC is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling in Manhattan through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them.

The Manhattan Problem Gambling Resource Center 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 Manhattan PGRC is truly the premier center for providing problem gambling services in Manhattan, NY.

Manhattan Problem Gambling Resource Center PGRC Team

  • Sheena Smith

    Sheena Smith Team Leader

  • Deborah Lavaud

    Deborah Lavaud Program Manager

  • Betsy Wroblewski, LCSW

    Betsy Wroblewski, LCSW Clinician

  • Ronald Calderwood, LMHC

    Ronald Calderwood, LMHC Clinician

  • Ellen Friedman, LCSW

    Ellen Friedman, LCSW Clinician

  • Marie Colwell, LCSW

    Marie Colwell, LCSW Clinician

  • Rob Diamond, LCSW

    Rob Diamond, LCSW Clinician

  • Bill Hughes, LCSW

    Bill Hughes, LCSW Clinician

Additional PGRC Team Programs:
NYS Office of Addictions Services and Supports Problem Gambling Treatment and Prevention
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