Know the signs of a gambling problem. Start at the YMCA
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The YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program is a free service offering educational prevention programs designed to raise youth awareness with regards to gambling, healthy/active living and making informed decisions.
Together with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the YMCA believes educational awareness raising programs are essential to enhancing personal development and creating healthier communities.
Educational workshops for parents, teachers, health professionals, and educators play a key role in helping their students understand the signs of problem gambling. The YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program offers a series of educational workshops/presentations including the new Health and Physical Education Curriculum. These interactive sessions:
The Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) is offered in 19 locations across Ontario. Please contact Youth Gambling Awareness Program Toll Free Directory 1-877-525-5515 or contact the youth outreach worker in your area to book a presentation or learn more about the program:
For more information for Youth, please visit www.youthbet.com. For Parents, visit: www.parentbet.net.
For more information on our YGAP program download our brochure (PDF).
To learn more about YMCA Youth programs call 416-928-9622 or 1-800-223-8024 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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