18th Annual NRCG Conference on Gambling and Addiction

Oct. 1-2, 2017
The goal of this conference ws to bridge the gulf between research and practice by demonstrating how new studies can help to increase the effectiveness of treatment, screening, public health policy, regulations and responsible gaming initiatives.

• Clinicians and public health professionals earned up to 13.75 continuing education hours approved by the leading national and state certification agencies as well as explored innovative approaches to assessment and treatment
• Researchers showcased their new studies in a 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
• All stakeholders came together to ponder “The Politics of Responsible Gaming” in a town hall meeting