The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling will be hosting a free virtual conference, “Adapting to Change: Increasing Collaboration for Awareness, Help & Hope,” on Friday, June 25, 2021.
As legalized sports betting continues to be a spotlight topic in Maryland politics, the conference aims to take a closer look at legislation surrounding the topic from a variety of perspectives.
According to the conference website:
This exciting learning forum brings together national and local experts, policy makers, community leaders and behavioral health providers to discuss the latest information, research and resources to expand our vision of understanding and addressing the impact of gambling and problem gambling on individuals, families and communities within the state of Maryland.
The different sessions and topics of the conference include:
- Legalized Sports Betting
- Culture, The Soul (Psyche) Behind the High and Praying to Win??!! Cultural Diversity in Addiction and Engaging Cultural Communities including Faith-Based Communities
- The Treatment Deterrent: Nevada’s Gambling Treatment Diversion Court
- Youth Problem Gambling Prevention –A Peer-to-Peer Approach