Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month!

PGAM is a grassroots campaign that depends on the participation of NCPG state Affiliate, organizational and individual members, state health agencies, gambling companies, recovery groups and a wide range of healthcare organizations and providers. Groups across America hold conferences, air Public Service Announcements, provide counselor trainings, host health screening days, run social media campaigns and many other activities to increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment and recovery services.

The 2021 PGAM theme is “Awareness + Action”  #AwarenessPlusAction  #PGAM

The goals of this national campaign are:

To increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment & recovery services.

To encourage healthcare providers to screen clients for problem gambling.


Join us for a free webinar
on Tuesday, January 19 at 1:00 pm ET – learn more about how you and your organization can participate in Problem Gambling Awareness Month!  Click here for more information and to register (registration required).


Tell us about your events here
so that we can share it with your national community!

Click here for a list of PGAM events across the country. This page has events planned for 2020 – we will update as new information becomes available. Some organizations did their press conferences virtually once the pandemic started; some put the materials on DVDs or digital files and sent them to their press contacts that way. Many organizations (as you probably know!) did their conferences or trainings online.


2021 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Toolkit:

  • 2021 PGAM Toolkit Guide & Documents

  • PGAM Logos & Graphics

  • Gambling Disorder Screening Day

  • State Issued Proclamations 2021