17th Annual NRCG Conference on Gambling and Addiction

Sept 25-26, 2016
The goal of the conference was to bridge the gulf between research and practice by demonstrating how new studies can make treatment, screening, public health policy, regulations and responsible gaming more effective in addressing the needs of people who suffer from gambling disorder.

• Clinicians and public health professionals earned up to 13.5 continuing education hours approved by the leading national and state certification agencies as well as explore innovative approaches to assessment and treatment.
• Researchers showcased their new studies in the poster session and networked with other investigators focused on gambling disorder.
• Gaming industry professionals learned how to develop and evaluate evidence-based responsible gaming programs.
• Gaming regulators and public officials discussed the importance of using peer-reviewed research to inform gaming regulations.