CHARGE 2018 Is Here!

CHARGE is the Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion initiative. CHARGE activities take place throughout the year, especially during the month of March as we recognize Gambling Disorder and other problematic gambling behaviors. The 5th Gambling Disorder Screening Day is Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Stay tuned as we continue to announce upcoming CHARGE activities….

Gambling Disorder Screening Day 2018

The 5th Gambling Disorder Screening Day was Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Thank you to all of our supporters and participants. For a complete list, visit our Screening Day webpage.

In Memoriam

Our dear friend and colleague, Ms. Tasha Chandler, passed away March 18, 2018. We remember Tasha as a consummate professional and steadfast friend. Her contributions to the Division for the past 10 years have been numerous and central to our success. Tasha began her career at the Division as an administrative research coordinator. Most recently,…

STASH, Vol. 14(3)

New avenues for gambling treatment As part of our Special Series on Gambling Disorder, STASH reviews a study that explores how to reduce gambling-related problems among people in substance use treatment. Read New avenues for gambling treatment

New Release! Your First Step to Change, 2nd Edition

We are pleased to announce the release of Your First Step to Change, 2nd Edition. This edition is available for download or you can order free print copies from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Abuse Services. The first edition of Your First Step to Change is available electronically for download and…

New Publication

The Division has released a new publication! Visit our online library for more. Martin, R. J., Nelson, S. E., Gallucci, A. R., & Lee, J. L. L. (2017). Daily and season-long fantasy sports participation and gambling-related problems among a sample of college students at three universities. International Gambling Studies, p. 1-13. doi: 10.1080/14459795.2017.1409248.