Sixty to eighty percent of adolescence across the globe gamble each year. Those in their teens and twenties have the highest rates of problem gambling
Stacked Deck is the only evidence-based program that is effective in preventing and reducing the risk of problem gambling among teens. Offered in six sessions, the program is aimed at changing gambling-related attitudes, knowledge, beliefs and practices. It also seeks to improve decision-making and problem-solving. The Stacked Deck curriculum is interactive, including activities such as roleplaying and discussion of case scenarios involving gambling and substance misuse. Through the Stacked Deck program, over 200 of our Members increased their knowledge about gambling and the harmful risks that affect those who participate.