Statewide Capacity Building & Technical Assistance for Problem Gambling Treatment Services

Statewide Capacity Building and Technical Assistance for Problem Gambling Treatment Services

Project Director: Heather Gray, PhD
Funder: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Problem Gambling Services
Timeline: 2020 – 2023

The Division is collaborating with Health Resources in Action (HRiA) to develop and implement the Massachusetts Problem Gambling Technical Assistance Center (PG-TAC). The PG-TAC will offer broad-based and targeted capacity building, technical assistance, and training services to build the capacity of Massachusetts problem gambling treatment service providers to deliver effective treatment programs for those at risk for or disproportionately impacted by gambling disorders and other co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The PG-TAC will be informed by research, evidence-based strategies, and a health equity framework to address the social determinants of health that lead to inequities among those affected by gambling disorders.