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Prevention and Health Promotion

Through the Integrated Provider Network, problem gambling prevention and education services reach all 99 counties in Iowa.  Prevention services are available for schools, community groups, employers, casinos, and at-risk groups. Health Promotion is funded by IDPH to raise awarenss of problem gambling and responsible gambling.  For more information about Prevention and Health Promtion, send us a message through our Contact Us system.

Prevention Resources

Other States/Countries

Choices - There's Always A Right One - Facilitator's Guide (KY)

Ohio Prevention Resource Guide PDF

Lane County (Oregon) Prevention

Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling Prevention Materials (Washington)

National Council on Problem Gambling Prevention Committee

Oregon Problem Gambling Prevention Guide PDF

Problem Gambling and the Law: An Information and Resource Guide (Nevada) PDF

Soul Crush Story: A Video Game to Teach About Healthy and Harmful Video Gaming (Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario)

The Basis (Brief Addiction Science Information Source; Harvard Medical School, Division on Addiction)

The Wager (Worldwide Addiction Gambling Education Report; Harvard Medical School, Division on Addiction)

Voices on Problem Gambling (British Columbia Responsible and Problem Gambling Program - Podcasts)

Presentations

Choices - Forensic Presentation

Disordered Gambling and Corrections Populations

Gambling: Risks and Guidelines Presentation

Iowa Youth Problem Gambling Presentation

Internet Gambling Disorder Presentation

Powerball Lottery Presentation

Problem Gambling in the Workplace

Responsible Gaming Presentation (September 2019) 

Values Based Interactive Gambling Education Presentation (December 2015)

Tools

Bank-it

Gambling and the Justice System (HFS - Flyer) PDF

Gambling in the Work Place (December 2020) PDF

Have the Conversation - Tips

Casino Staff (HFS) PDF

Families (HFS) PDF

Tax Preparers (HFS and Pathways) 

IPN Prevention Services Orientation Guide (January 2019) PDF

I-SMART Problem Gambling Domain Data Entry and User Guide PDF

Is Your Gambling a Problem?  (Your Life Iowa/Gambling Quiz)

Money Smart for Young People

Promoting Wellness: A Guide to Community Action (SAMHSA)

Responsible Gambling Toolkit - Casino 

Responsible Gambling Toolkit - Lottery 

Responsible Gambling Toolkit - Social/Charitable 

Raising healthy kids in a technological world!

Self Exclusion - Review of New Legislation - Webinar (July 2017)

The Teen Files Flipped Credit Card Abuse/Gambling Addiction (AIMS Teaching Module) 


Health Promotion Resources

The resources below have been developed by Iowa and other states and and national organizations to raise public awareness of problem gambling.

#1 At Getting Help Campaign

Campaign Toolkit (December 2020) 

Radio PSA 

Is Your Sports Betting Getting Out of Control (TV Spot) 

Be #1 at Getting Help (TV Spot) 

YLI/1-800-BETS OFF - Clearinghouse Order Form (January 2021) 

Other Resources

1-800-BETS OFF Logos (New - August 2017) 

1-800 BETS OFF/IGTP Brochures (Updated February 2020) 

1-800-BETS OFF You Tube Channel

Problem Gambling Resources (Your Life Iowa)

YLI/1-800-BETS OFF - Clearinghouse Order Form (January 2021) 

Responsible Gaming

Holiday Lottery Responsible Gaming Campaign (National Council on Problem Gambling)

National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (National Council on Problem Gambling)

Responsible Gaming Education Week (National Center on Responsible Gaming)

Videos and Public Service Announcements

Break Even (13:07 - Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey)

Casting Shadows (5:10 - PSAs - Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey)

Easy Out (11:53 - Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey - Seniors)

End Game (10:11 - Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program - PTSD)

Empty Spaces (17:51 - New York Council on Problem Gambling)

He's Not the Same (21:12 - New York Council on Problem Gambling - Veterans)

How a 16-year-old gamer turned into a compulsive gambler (6:59 - ESPN)

Ready or Not (13:00 - Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program - PTSD)

Soul Crush Story: A Video Game to Teach About Healthy and Harmful Video Gaming (Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario)

Understanding Joy: The Devastation of a Gambling Addiction (Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling)

What R My Chances 2 WIn at Slots (9:08 - Game Sense)

What Happens Inside the Brain of a Gambling Addict (3:42 - BBC)

What do you know about gambling addiction? (1:25 - Oregon PSA - The Elephant Next Door)

You Know Me (1:56 - Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling)

You Know Me (13:11 - Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling)