Personal Life Skills
Improving Your Odds
A course for teens that describes the history and current popularity of gambling in the U.S., the possibilities of developing a gambling problem, and the various perspectives on the expansion of gambling in this country. Participants will also learn what to do when a friend or family member has a gambling problem, and how to establish their own personal guidelines about how, if, or when to gamble.
Audience: Grades 9-12
Program author: Minnesota Institute of Public Health
Number of sessions: 6