The National Survey on Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences was commissioned by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).
Founded in 1972, the National Council on Problem Gambling is neutral on legalized gambling. NCPG concentrates efforts on the national level, while its state affiliate chapters work at the state and local level. NCPG has three categories of members: state affiliate, corporate/organizational and individual. It is funded by members, donors and earned income; it receives no Federal funding.
The mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling is to lead state and national stakeholders in the development of comprehensive policy and programs for all those affected by problem gambling.
The purpose of the National Council on Problem Gambling is to serve as the national advocate to mitigate gambling-related harm.
The vision of the National Council on Problem Gambling is to improve health and wellness by reducing the personal, social and economic costs of problem gambling.
• The National Problem Gambling Helpline Network (1-800-GAMBLER), a single national access point to local resources.
• The annual National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling, the world’s oldest and largest annual problem gambling-specific conference.
• National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (annually in March).
• Gift Responsibly Campaign (annually in December).
• Providing education on problem gambling and responsible gambling to Federal, state, tribal and international governments and agencies, gambling industry operators and vendors, treatment providers, preventionists, regulators, legislators, researchers and academics, and the recovery community.
• Distribution of information and literature on problem gambling treatment, research and recovery.
For more information about NCPG and the full range of programs and services in Advocacy, Awareness and Assistance in problem gambling and responsible gambling, please visit www.ncpgambling.org. NCPG is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization funded by members and donors. NCPG receives no federal funding.