The New York Council on Problem Gambling
The Queens Center for Excellence is a program of The New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG). The New York Council on Problem Gambling is a Board-governed, not-for-profit independent organization devoted to increasing public awareness about problem and disordered gambling and advocating for support services and treatment for persons adversely affected by this disorder.
NYCPG is funded by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and works with various organizations, stakeholders and government entities
NYCPG maintains a neutral stance on gambling
NYCPG produces and disseminates information leading to increased recognition, prevention and treatment of problem gambling
NYCPG conducts and publicly supports research activities to establish and document areas of need
NYCPG provides training tools to healthcare and other professionals for the purpose of assessing and treating persons with gambling-related problems
NYCPG fosters expanded and improved services for NYS residents adversely affected by gambling
NYCPG assist industry and business leaders in developing customer- and employee-based problem gambling awareness programs
NYCPG conducts workshops and conferences
NYCPG strives to meet the ongoing and evolving need to address problem gambling in NYS as gambling and the associated problems continue to expand in various forms throughout the state
Explore all of the problem gambling resources provided by NYCPG!