NCPG Webinar: The Hidden Battle-Addressing Problem Gambling Among Veterans
November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Virtual Event
An exploration of the often-overlooked challenge of problem gambling among veterans, this webinar will investigate the prevalence, causes and consequences of problem gambling within the US military veteran community and provide insights into effective prevention and support strategies. Participants will explore the ways military culture may predispose veterans to developing a gambling problem. Additionally, the webinar will shed light on the correlation between suicidal tendencies and problem gambling among veterans. Understanding these complex dynamics can play a pivotal role in shaping a more compassionate and informed approach to supporting veterans impacted by gambling-related harm, ultimately contributing to a safer environment for those who have served.
There are no CE’s available for this webinar.
JONATHAN R. CRANDALL
VETERAN OUTREACH COORDINATOR, NY COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING
Jonathan Crandall is the Veteran Outreach Coordinator for the New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG). He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Keuka College, is a Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CRPA), certified in Veteran-Supported Recovery (VSR), co-chair of the military committee for the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps.