"Deal or No Dice: "Educational tool for problem gambling

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"Deal or No Dice: "Educational tool for problem gambling

  1. 1. ? ? ?
  2. 3. <ul><li>Betting on a soda with someone on who will win a basketball game is gambling. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Gambling is any behavior that involves ________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>on a game, contest, or any other event. </li></ul>
  4. 6. A. Heads B. Tails C. Either
  5. 7. C. Either -- a coin flip is completely random !
  6. 9. <ul><li>There is less risk of alcohol or drug abuse among problem gamblers </li></ul><ul><li>Gambling is not a safe alternative for people with alcohol or drug problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problem gambling doesn’t have as serious of consequences as other addictions </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Gambling is not a safe alternative for people with alcohol or drug problems </li></ul><ul><li>Drug, alcohol, and gambling problems go hand-in-hand! </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>1 in 146 </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 146,000 </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 146 million </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 146 gazillion </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>1 in 146 Million (146,107,962) </li></ul><ul><li>Odds of getting struck by lightning: </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 280,000 </li></ul>
  10. 15. <ul><li>Sports bets </li></ul><ul><li>Lottery tickets </li></ul><ul><li>Video & online </li></ul><ul><li>Bingo & raffles </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Video lottery </li></ul><ul><li>& online gambling </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>1% </li></ul><ul><li>4% </li></ul><ul><li>19% </li></ul><ul><li>0.2% </li></ul>
  13. 19. <ul><li>About 4% </li></ul><ul><li>(1 in 25) of Oregon teens meet the criteria for having a gambling problem. </li></ul>
  14. 21. <ul><li>Under $100 </li></ul><ul><li>$100-$1,000 </li></ul><ul><li>$1,000-$2,500 </li></ul><ul><li>More than $2,500 </li></ul>
  15. 22. <ul><li>Problem gambling treatment is ‘free’ in Oregon for gamblers AND loved ones. </li></ul>
  16. 24. Question here….insert your question(s) here. [Click “Insert” then “Duplicate Slide” to add more slides.]
  17. 25. Response here. Insert your response here.
  18. 28. Insert Your Talk Here <ul><li>Copy this format if you like, or use your own </li></ul>
  19. 32. <ul><li>Debt </li></ul><ul><li>Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Depression/Suicide </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship problems </li></ul><ul><li>Employment problems </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol and/or drug problems </li></ul>
  20. 34. The average problem gambler in Oregon gambling treatment owes $4,000 in gambling-related debts.
  21. 35. <ul><li>The average problem gambler in Oregon gambling treatment owes $26,000 in </li></ul><ul><li>gambling-related debts. </li></ul>

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