Emerging Issues in the Field of Problem Gambling Prevention
Online and retail sports betting is now legal in more than 30 states and the portrait of a new problem gambler is emerging.
This workshop identifies emerging issues and trends, such as the rise in e-sports and sports gambling as opportunities and settings for gambling expand. Discussion focuses on proactively preparing for future considerations for prevention and treatment.
State and community-level substance misuse prevention practitioners and other public health professionals.
- Learning Objects
- Identify new and emerging trends in problem gambling behaviors.
- Define the risk factors associated with newly emerging gambling settings and opportunities.
- Discuss the impact of these new trends on prevention and treatment strategies.
- Training Content
- Changing attitudes
Types of gambling:
- Sports betting
- Online opportunities
- Young people
Implication on prevention and treatment