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Service Members, Veterans and Gambling Addiction

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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

1131 North DuPont Highway

Dover, Delaware 19901

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A program to educate and raise awareness of gambling and other addictions among military and veterans.

Participants include: mental health/addiction professionals; members of the Veterans Administraton; representatives of the Dover Airforce Base and Delaware Air National Guard; Delaware Legislators and Judges; Veterans Outreach Specialists; leaders in law enforcement, including members of the Veterans Response Team and the Division of Gaming Enforcement; local and national leaders in the field of problem gambling and veterans issues; and veterans in recovery.

The program's keynote speaker is Dr. Heather Chapman, Director of the Brecksville Gambling Treatment Program and Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Dr. Chapman runs the only inpatient gambling program within the national VA system.

This program offers 6.5 hours of CEU credits.

Program Schedule

8:00am-8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am-8:45am Introduction and Welcoming Remarks

8:45am-9:45am Fundamentals of Gambling Disorder

9:45am-10:45am Impact of Gambling Addiction on Service Members, Veterans and Loved Ones

10:45am-11:00am Morning Break

11:00am-12:00pm Delaware Resources for Service Members, Veterans (and families) with Gambling and other Addictions

12:00pm-1:15pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker - “Special Considerations in the Treatment of Gambling and other Addictive Disorders among Veterans and Active Duty Military

1:15pm-2:15pm Law Enforcement's Response to Service Members and Veterans with Gambling and other Addictions

2:15pm-3:15pm Justice Involved Veterans and Delaware’s Veterans Treatment Court

3:15pm-3:30pm Afternoon Break

3:30pm-4:30pm National Trends: Gambling and Other Addiction Issues Facing Service Members and Veterans

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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

1131 North DuPont Highway

Dover, Delaware 19901

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