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Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health

The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health s a statewide non-profit agency that promotes public health by mitigating the negative personal and community impacts of gambling and gaming. Their mission is accomplished through training and education, federal and state advocacy, research and gaming play information, and prevention and recovery programs. They serve individuals who game and gamble, and their loved ones.

83 Morse Street
Building 6, Suite 8F
Norwood, Massachusetts 02062-4350
United States

Main Phone:
(617) 426-4554
(617) 426-4555


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Martha T. Kane
MiShy Sibley
Communications and Events Manager
William A. Dávila
Licia Bester
Executive Assistant
Paul Sternburg
Vice President
Jodie A. Nealley
VSE Recovery and Outreach Liaison
Marlene D. Warner
Executive Director
Stephen P. Crosby
Odessa Dwarika
Director of Programs and Services
Dawn Distefano
Chelsea Turner
Director of Responsible Gambling
Mark Hichar Esq.
Phil Sherwood
Director of Communications and Marketing
David Monahan Esq.
Deanna Foster
Vera Parham
Yves Montima
Director of Finance
John Perry
Philip S. Kopel
Data Management and Evaluations Director
Joe Rocco
Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health News
NCPG reintroduces bipartisan Gambling Addiction Prevention Act of 2019
9 Jul 2019
The updated act would require the Department of Defense to develop policies and programs to prevent and treat gambling problems, in coordination with the Department’s other behavioral health efforts. read more »

NCPG announces results of Board of Directors election
28 Jun 2019
Returning to the board for a second term are Carolyn Hawley of Virginia and Chelsea Turner of Connecticut. read more »

AGA hosts Responsible Gaming Education Week event in Boston
9 Aug 2018
The event highlighted AGA’s updated Code of Conduct, the Responsible Gaming Collaborative and the inroads Massachusetts has made prioritizing innovative and expansive responsible gaming initiatives. read more »

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