Category Archives: Gambling

The Elderly and Gambling

Some elderly look forward to an outing at the casino and it’s a form of entertainment.  Most can go and have fun with a set a limit of money and stick to it, however some cannot.  For them it can … Continue reading

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Is Gambling a Big Problem?

Yes, gambling can be a problem for some individuals. As of June 2016, in Pennsylvania 10,134 people have requested to be put themselves on the Self Exclusion Program.  What is the Self Exclusion program?   This program registers them and excludes … Continue reading

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March is Gambling Awareness Month

March is Gambling Awareness Month and has become one of the biggest gambling occasions because of the massive popularity of the NCAA “March Madness” Basketball Tournament.  Between 8 and 12 million people meet criteria for gambling problems.  Yet only a … Continue reading

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Gambling Survey in Washington County Makes the News.

The California University of PA Gambling Training featured Tammy Taylor, WDAC Prevention Coordinator as a guest speaker.  Take a moment and read about the training and the speakers here:  http://triblive.com/news/washington/8084120-74/gambling-alcohol-problem#axzz3XDmCUCyA

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Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc. Honors WDAC

On March 6th the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc. honored the Washington Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc. Prevention Department with an award presentation.  This presentation was in recognition of outstanding efforts and continued dedication to helping those suffering from Problem … Continue reading

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No BIG Deal will be presented on March 6th

Join Us for “No Big Deal”!  A Saltsworks Theater Production on  March 6, 2015 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mon Valley YMCA PIZZA WILL BE PROVIDED AT THIS FREE EVENT! Do you know someone who spends too much time gambling? Do you have … Continue reading

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Gambling Mini Grants Available

Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission would like to Announce Gambling Mini Grants that are available. The Purpose of the mini-grant program is intended to facilitate a means by which individuals and agencies can educate their local community on issues related … Continue reading

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Gambling Mini Grants Available

The Washington Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc. is proud to announce the 2014 Gambling mini grants are now available.  These grants are for $500 t0 $1,000  to any organization or group with a  501c3.   For more infomation and to … Continue reading

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