Harvard University Addictions Expert To Address Casino Gaming Industry And Mississippi Community About: &Quot;understanding Gambling &Amp; Its Potential Health Consequences"

Apr 29, 1998

WHAT:A seminar featuring a presentation and discussion of the research of
Dr. Howard J. Shaffer, Harvard Medical School Division on Addictions

Dr. Shaffer, co-author of the recently released study ‘Estimating the Prevalence of Disordered Gambling Behavior in the United States and Canada: A Meta-analysis‘ and director of Harvard’s Division on Addictions, will present the findings of his research, funded by a grant from the National Center for Responsible Gaming, and address several of the key issues often raised when examining disordered gambling behavior.

WHEN:Wednesday, May 6, 1998
2:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

WHO:Sponsored by:
National Center for Responsible Gaming
Mississippi Council on Compulsive Gambling


Room D-5
Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
Biloxi, Mississippi

A Seminar for:

Educators; Social Services Professionals; Financial Planners; Banking

Industry; EAP Providers; Human Resources Staff; Communications & Public Relations Representatives; Corporate Responsible Gaming Staff; Table Operations Representatives; Executives; Treatment Professionals; Health Care Providers; EAP Providers; Problem Gambling Counselors