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1 Addictive Behaviours Laboratory (Canada)
Link: http://www.addiction.ucalgary.ca/
Description: University of Calgary, Department of Psychology. The focus of research in the Addictive Behaviours Laboratory is substance abuse and gambling addictions. Projects are focused on the psychology and physiology of gambling behavior, as well as the clinical condition of pathological gambling and potential treatment approaches. David Hodgins, director.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
2 Alberta Gaming Research Institute
Link: http://www.abgaminginstitute.ualberta.ca/index.cfm
Description: The Alberta Gaming Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gaming and gambling in the Province of Alberta. Library resources include bibliographies, conference proceedings, journal titles and reference sources.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Information Resources
3 American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCP)
Link: http://www.americanacademy.org/
Description: An international, multi-disciplinary credentialing body for doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and counselors devoted to establishing and upholding the highest standards for the provision of treatment in the addictive disorders. It offers a credential for Certified Addiction Specialist in five specialties: alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, gambling addiction, and sexual addiction. The CAS requires a comprehensive exam and is under the review of a panel of experts in addiction.
Subjects: Eating disorders | Gambling | Sexual addiction
Categories: Professional Societies
4 American Gaming Association (AGA)
Link: http://www.americangaming.org/
Description: The AGA represents the commercial casino entertainment industry by addressing federal legislative and regulatory issues affecting its members and their employees and customers, such as federal taxation, Internet gambling, and travel and tourism matters. In addition, the AGA has an aggressive public education program designed to educate target audiences in the nation's capital and across the country about the positive role that commercial gaming plays in communities across the country. It serves as the industry's first national gaming information clearinghouse, providing the media, elected officials, other decision makers and the public with timely, accurate gaming industry data.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
5 American Psychological Association. Division 50: Addictions.
Link: http://www.apa.org/divisions/div50/
Description: Promotes advances in research, professional training, and clinical practice within the broad range of addictive behaviors including problematic use of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs and disorders involving gambling, eating, sexual behavior, or spending. Offers listserv "APADiv50-Forum." Publishes "Psychology of Addictive Behaviors" (peer-reviewed journal) and "The Addictions Newsletter."
Subjects: Gambling | Eating disorders | Sexual addiction
Categories: Professional Societies
6 Center for Addiction Studies (CAS)
Link: http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/cas/main/index.php
Description: University of Minnesota, Duluth. The purpose of CAS is to develop research opportunities in areas of addictions, administrate research on selected aspects of addictions and provide campus coordination for teaching and curricula on addictions. Much of the work of CAS has been concerned with the prevalence and treatment of problem gambling in Minnesota. Director: J. Clark Laundergan, PhD.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
7 Center for Mental Health Services Research
Link: http://cmhsr.wustl.edu
Description: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Projects include studies on a addiction, prevention, trauma, gambling, disparities, and evidence-based treatments.
Subjects: Gambling | HIV/AIDS | Women | Prevention
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
8 European Association for the Study of Gambling
Link: http://www.easg.org
Description: The EASG provides a forum for the systematic study, discussion and dissemination of knowledge about all matters relating to the study of gambling in Europe.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
9 Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling (WA)
Link: http://www.evergreencpg.org/
Description: The ECPG Website is designed to provide information on education and treatment programs and services created and/or administered by the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling. ECPG is a private, not-for-profit organization offering programs and services for problem and compulsive gambling in Washington and throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Treatment | Washington State
10 Gamblers Anonymous International Service
Link: http://www.gambleranonymous.org
Description: Official home page for GA.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
11 Journal of Gambling Issues
Link: http://www.camh.net/egambling/
Description: Free online journal published by Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (Toronto). Former title "eGambling." March 2000 -
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
12 National Center for Responsible Gaming
Link: http://www.ncrg.org/
Description: Founded in 1996 as a separate 501(c)3 charitable organization, the NCRG’s mission is to help individuals and families affected by gambling disorders by supporting the finest peer-reviewed, scientific research into pathological and youth gambling; encouraging the application of new research findings to improve prevention, diagnostic, intervention and treatment strategies; and advancing public education about responsible gaming.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
13 National Certified Gambling Counselors
Link: http://www.ncpgambling.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3309
Description: The National Gambling Counselor Certification is a project developed by: The International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. We hope that states and private agencies employing gambling treatment counselors will use these requirements as a starting point of minimal acceptable competency and qualification. Each state is then encouraged to build on requirements and add local criteria they feel will best serve their client population.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Professional Societies | Training and Education
14 National Council on Problem Gambling (U.S.)
Link: http://www.ncpgambling.org/
Description: National advocate for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families; information, increase treatment for pathological gambling.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
15 Problem Gambling - WA State Department of Social and Health SErvices (DSHS)
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr/gambling.shtml
Description: Links to videos, treatment providers, brochures, posters, fact sheets, FAQs on problem gambling for Washington state.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Washington State
16 Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario) Online Library
Link: http://rgco.org/en/research/library.cfm
Description: Comprehensive, reliable and timely information on a wide range of gambling related issues can be found in the Online Library, a collection of more than 12,000 articles, reports and documents. The RGC focuses on the prevention of problem gambling through research, information and awareness.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
17 The WAGER: Worldwide Addiction Gambling Education Report
Link: http://www.basisonline.org/the_wager/index.html
Description: Research bulletin dedicated to issues relating to gambling and gambling related disorders. Published by the Division on Addictions at Harvard Medical School.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
18 Washington State Council on Problem Gambling (WSCPG)
Link: http://www.wscpg.org/ http://www.ncpgambling.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3541
Description: Dedicated to increasing public awareness of the condition of problem gambling and increasing the availability of services for problem gamblers and their families. Offers professional training and other resources.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Washington State