The Division has engaged in grant-funded research and evaluation on a variety of topics, ranging from gaps in treatment services to youth gambling behavior. We have prepared and contributed to numerous reports that communicate our findings and propose recommendations. These reports have been used to guide policy change, direct the allocation of funds and resources, and inform prevention and intervention efforts.

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2019
Assessing Advantages and Disadvantages of Connecting Addiction-related Helplines

 

Office of Problem Gambling Services Capabilities Gap Analysis

 

Assessing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission PlayMyWay Play Management System

2018
The Current State of Gambling Services in Massachusetts

 

Considering Gambling-related Treatment Need in Massachusetts: From Construct to Care

2016
Summary Analysis of the Plainridge Park Casino GameSense Program Activities & Visitor Survey: December 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016

2013
Gambling Impact Study

 

A Benchmark Study for Monitoring Exposure to New Gambling Opportunities: Final Report

2009
Play Responsibly Independent Measurement & Evaluation (PRIME): Venetian & Palazzo, Las Vegas

 

A Call to Action: Addressing College Gambling: Recommendations for Science-Based Policies and Programs

2008
St. Francis House Moving Ahead Program (MAP): Phase II Report

St. Francis House Moving Ahead Program (MAP): Phase I Report

2005
The Iowa Department of Public Health Gambling Treatment Services: Follow-Up Study

2004
Disordered Gambling in Missouri: Regional Differences in the Need for Treatment

2002
The Iowa Department of Public Health Gambling Treatment Services: Four Years of Evidence

2001
The Results of a National Think Tank on State-Funded Gambling Treatment Programs: A Massachusetts Initiative

 

The Second International Think Tank on Youth Gambling Issues: Summary Report

1997
Estimating the Prevalence of Disordered Gambling Behavior in the United States and Canada: A Meta-Analysis

1995
Final Report: North American Think Tank on Youth Gambling Issues: A Blueprint for Responsible Public Policy in the Management of Compulsive Gambling