Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS)

Overview Brief screens can help people decide whether to seek formal evaluation of their gambling behavior. The 3-item BBGS is based on the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria for Gambling Disorder. Scoring A “yes” response to any single item indicates potential gambling-related problems and the need for additional … Continue reading Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS)

BBGS Pocket Screener

At the Division, we believe that Gambling Disorder screening is for everyone. That’s why we created a Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS) pocket screener. The Division provides these to the public *free of charge*. To order these pocket screeners, send us an email and be sure to let us know how many (limit is 50) … Continue reading BBGS Pocket Screener

BBGS e-Screener

The BBGS e-Screener is an e-version of the Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen, a tool designed to help people decide whether to seek formal evaluation of their gambling behavior.

Gambling Disorder Screening Day

This international grassroots movement was started by the Division in 2014 to provide education about and support providers in the identification of Gambling Disorder.

Gambling Disorder Screening Day Toolkit

Gambling Disorder Screening Day is Tuesday, March 14, 2023 This year’s Screening Day Toolkit has even more free resources to make hosting Screening Day easier than ever. Any provider or organization can host. Registration is not required to use these free resources. If you are interested in becoming a registered host this year, email

Problem Gambling Tools & Resources

The Division on Addiction offers a variety of problem gambling-related tools and resources, also available in its comprehensive Gambling Disorder Screening Day Toolkit, which has been implemented worldwide. What is Gambling Disorder? One-page article describing Gambling Disorder from a mental health perspective Gambling Resources & Referrals Additional problem gambling information and support provided by Cambridge Health … Continue reading Problem Gambling Tools & Resources