Digital Symposium: A Public Health Approach to Gambling-Related Harm Prevention

May 16, 2024 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Explore the intersection between public health theory and problem gambling, uncovering the multifaceted impacts of problem gambling on health, finances, and social well-being, illuminating its wide-ranging ramifications.

This symposium will thoroughly examine public health frameworks, prevention strategies, and the influence of social determinants on problem gambling. Attendees will gain insight into the diverse treatment landscape for problem gambling, as well as identify populations most susceptible to its effects and effective prevention strategies. Attendees will unravel the intricate relationship between problem gambling and public health, contributing to the advancement of healthier communities through informed action.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the importance of using a public health approach to prevent gambling-related harm.
  • Understand public health frameworks as they relate to gambling-related harm.
  • Explore state-specific initiatives that use a public health perspective to address gambling-related harm.