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The Staten Island PGRC would like to thank Linda Wilson from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Staten Island chapter for inviting the PGRC to speak at the families in recovery information night about the overlap between problem gambling and mental health. We had a lively and productive discussion and look forward to further collaboration with NAMI Staten Island in educating the community about mental health, addiction, stigma and where to get help.
The Staten Island PGRC would like to thank Jazmin Rivera and Abby Batista from Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness for honoring our Team Leader for her participation in the Social Norms workgroup during the Tackling Youth Substance Abuse (TYSA) Coalition’s World Café event. We are delighted to be a part of the TYSA coalition and learning more about how we can support the existing addiction prevention activities that have already made impactful changes on Staten Island.
The Staten Island 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 Staten Island PGRC is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling in Staten Island through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them.
The Staten Island 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 Staten Island PGRC is truly the premier center for providing problem gambling services in Staten Island, NY.