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Engaging the Community to End Problem Gambling

Leaders in the community advancing awareness, treatment and prevention.

The Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Coalition is a place for stakeholders to come together and develop strategies to eliminate problem gambling in Cuyahoga County.

The Addiction Machine Documentary

Join Recovery Resources Cuyahoga County Problem Gambling Coalition on March 24, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for a special screening of The Addiction Machine, followed by a group discussion.

The Addiction Machine reveals the highly organized network of mathematicians, musicians, and designers as they create and display electronic gaming machines. In addition to hearing from neuroscientists, anthropologists, and game theorists who explain the science behind addiction, we meet those who have experienced the other side of gambling.


Questions? Contact Nabil Perviaz at npervaiz@recres.org or 216-431-4131 ext. 2535


About the Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Coalition

In 2014, the Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Coalition (CPGC) was convened. The coalition is composed of diverse stakeholders committed to ending problem gambling in our community. We welcome further engagement. If you are interested in learning more about the coalition or would like to join, please contact Nabil Pervaiz at npervaiz@recres.org or (216) 431-4131, ext. 2535.

Coalition Photo Gallery

A community free of problem gambling.

Create a space for people and organizations to work collaboratively to resolve the issue of problem gambling through awareness, education and resource cultivation.

Meeting Schedule
Meetings will be hosted quarterly and held every three months on Wednesday beginning at 3:00 p.m. Due to social distancing guidelines, meetings are now held virtually. For more information, contact Nabil Pervaiz at npervaiz@recres.org or (216) 431-4131, ext. 2535. Meetings are open to anyone may want to attend.

  • February 17, 2021 at 3:00PM
  • May 19, 2021 at 3:00PM
  • August 18, 2021 at 3:00PM
  • November 17, 2021 at 3:00PM

New! View our Community Resource Guide on Gambling Addicition 

VIEW PDF please note the guide is meant to be printed in a bookelt form, so some pages may look out of place.
You may print or request copies by contacting Nabil Pervaiz at npervaiz@recres.org or (216) 431-4131, ext. 2535.
  • March Problem Gambling Awareness Month 
  • Problem Gambling Symposium 
  • Six coalition meetings a year

Professional Development Webinar Series

This series of webinars will provide problem gambling information pertaining to prevention, treatment and recovery. The workshops look to provide an understanding of how to: integrate gambling with alcohol and other drug programming, an overview of the Gamblers Anonymous Recovery Program, hearing about two decades of research relating to neurobiological factors linked to reward and impulsivity of a gambling disorder, and much more.

CLICK HERE to be directed to the Professional Development Webinar Series page.