Nevada Council On Problem Gambling Inc

Rating: 4.94 stars   17 reviews

Issues: Mental Health

Location: 5552 S. Fort Appache Rd. Suite 100 Las Vegas NV 89148 USA

Mission: Our mission is to generate Awareness, promote Education, and Advocate for quality treatment of problem gambling in Nevada.
Results: Each year we assist more than 1,000 people who call our 24 Hr. Problem Gamblers HelpLine. Council staff and volunteers distribute resource information at health & wellness events and deliver problem gambling awareness presentations to employee groups and community agencies throughout Nevada.
Target demographics: reduce the impact of problem gambling
Programs: 24 hr. HelpLine Youth Prevention / Public Awareness Employee Awareness Training Speakers Bureau Annual State Conference on Problem Gambling
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 88-0206247
702-369-9740
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Rating: 4 stars  

This is the Premium non-profit. They are professional, have their fingers on all that's happening in the field, caring past expectations. As a certified gambling counselor, I DEPEND on them! (And each of the employees are very, very special people!)

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None. None at all.

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2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is a great non-profit organization. They provide outstanding support for clinicians working with clients. The Council is continually providing outreach to the Community.

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Very Well

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Life-changing

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2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I am an addiction counselor for the state of Nevada. I came to know about Nevad Council on Problem Gambling when I was working on my certification as a problem gambing counselor. The staff were so encouraging and helpful to work with me so that I could pursue my certification and work in the field. I attended educational courses to build-up my hours and was educated by Carol on how gambling is an addictive disorder. NCPG has great video and reading materials for everyone, and is a place that anyone can go to for more information on complusive gambling.

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2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling positive impact on individuals, the communities of Nevada and the State of Nevada have been unparalleled in bringing help, knowledge and funding about the unspoken demon of compulsive gambling addiction addiction

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Life-changing

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2012

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

In 2001, when the Nevada Council was asked to assist with the development of a Problem Gambling Assessment for the Clark County Family Court (the first of its kind), the Council stepped up and came through with a successful testing tool and network provider list. Over a decade later, the Problem Gambling Assessment is still being widely utilized by the Family Court, thanks to the Council.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is an outstanding organization helping countless numbers of people impacted by Gambling Addiction. Carol O'Hare, Executive Director, and her team work hard to ensure that people understand there is a significant difference between recreational gambling and gambling because of an addiction. Because of thier efforts people do not have to face this difficult issue alone. Thank you to The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling for all they do!

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2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The citizens of Nevada have tremendously benefited from the efforts of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling. The Council has been instrumental in raising problem gambling awareness and advocating for publicly funded problem gambling treatment and prevention programs. Largely through the efforts of the Council, Nevada has a problem gambling helpline and state funded gambling treatment. They tirelessly work to improve the health of our community through their efforts to address problem gambling. The staff and Board Members make up a dedicated group that we can trust to put donations to good work.

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2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Nevada council on problem gambling has provided me the knowledge and education to allow me to pursue licensure to practice in the State of Arizona.

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Quite well

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2011

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling provides support and direction for agencies in the community who are helping problem gamblers and their families. They work continuously to improve education opportunities for counselors and interns and provide resources for the entire state. Carol O'Hare remains visible and available and puts a face on problem gambling. Keeep up the good work!

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

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Life-changing

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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