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Problem gambling is focus of March 28 panel discussion

NEWPORT, R.I. – A panel of nationally certified gambling counselors will facilitate a discussion about the interrelationship between problem gambling, domestic violence and substance abuse during a public presentation at Salve Regina University on Friday, March 28.

Free and open to the public, the event will be presented from 7-9 p.m. in Room 260 of the O’Hare Academic Center on Ochre Point Avenue. 

Sponsored by the university’s social work department and the Rhode Island Council on Problem Gambling, the event is being presented as part of the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month campaign.

The Rhode Island Council on Problem Gambling is working locally to improve public awareness of problem gambling, and advocating for increased prevention, education, treatment and research activity to benefit the gambler, the gambler’s family and the community.