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*. Pocket screeners are available in English, Spanish, simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Vietnamese. To order, send us an email and … 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.

Screening Day Promotion Guide

Whether you’re hosting an event on Screening Day or simply support the goals of this initiative, you can do your part to get the word out! You can: Host a Screening Day event Promote your Screening Day event Encourage self-screening with the e-BBGS, a free digital resource Raise awareness about Gambling Disorder and the importance … Continue reading Screening Day Promotion Guide

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 12, 2024 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