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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
Evidence-based: Yes
Number of sessions: 6