Problem Gambling Prevention
Lifetime problem gambling rates are highest in college, followed by adolescents. This evidence-based gambling prevention curriculum, designed for high school students, has shown significant and sustained changes among young people in their attitude toward gambling. In six sessions, covered over a two-to-three week period, Stacked Deck uses math, decision-making, and problem-solving to prevent the onset of gambling issues among youth.
SMART Bet promotes responsible gambling by offering online information, resources, support, and guidance to young people, adults, and communities.
CampusSCENTS is an e-based, financial wellness course aimed at college-aged students. The total course time is approximately 90 minutes and can be completed by student participants in multiple sessions. The topics of the course include: credit, debt, loans, savings, understanding your spending style, and problem gambling/extra expenses.
Risky Business is a six-session gambling prevention intervention for at-risk youth populations. Each session lasts one hour, and topics include:
LESSON 1: YOUTH AND DECISION MAKING LESSON 2: YOUTH AND VIOLENCE
LESSON 3: YOUTH AND GAMBLING
LESSON 4: YOUTH AND SEXUAL RISK BEHAVIOR LESSON
LESSON 5: MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT DRUGS LESSON
LESSON 6: ALCOHOL AND DRUG PREVENTION
Get Set Before You Bet is Ohio’s nationally recognized campaign. The campaign is designed to provide education and to grow awareness of how to keep gambling fun for those who gamble, and how to get help for those who need it. Get Set Before You Bet resources include the Quiz and the Community Toolkit, where the statewide campaign can be customized for a local community.