Understanding the Intersections Between Problem Gambling and Substance Misuse

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
60-minute webinar
No fee to attend

Objective:
This webinar explores the similarities and differences between problem gambling and substance misuse, including depth of research and data, contributing factors, disease progression, and impacts on communities.

Participants will be able to:

  • Compare similarities between substance use disorder and problem gambling.
  • Identify common risk factors linking substance use problem gambling disorders.
  • Explain how each problem impacts local communities.

Presenter:
James Syphax (he/him) serves Prevention Action Alliance as the community prevention manager for our Community-Based Services team. In his role, James manages the Statewide Prevention Coalition Association (SPCA), the Ohio Center for Coalition Excellence (OCCE), Know! prevention tips, problem gambling prevention initiatives, and the G.A.P. Network where impacted families learn to turn grief into advocacy for prevention.