Ohio Acknowledged with 5 Awards at 2023 NCPG Annual Convention

Ohio Recognized with Five Awards at 2023 NCPG Annual Conference

Ohio Acknowledged with 5 Awards at 2023 NCPG Annual Convention

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Final week, Ohio for Accountable Playing and its companions from across the state traveled to Washington D.C. for the 2023 Nationwide Convention on Playing Habit and Accountable Playing, hosted by the Nationwide Council on Downside Playing (NCPG).

With a possibility to share our initiatives in entrance of thought leaders and specialists from across the nation, we have been honored to assist showcase the “Ohio Mannequin”, as our state not solely had a wide selection of presenters chosen to share the methods we’re collaborating to deal with downside playing in our state, but in addition had the consideration of being acknowledged for 5 awards on the 2023 Nationwide Awards luncheon for our distinctive work within the discipline.

Awards & Recognition

Ohio for Accountable Playing was honored to obtain the 2023 Company Public Consciousness Award for our Ohio Downside Playing Helpline Marketing campaign, titled Make The Name (a sub-campaign of Get Set Earlier than You Wager), which makes use of testimonials of actual Ohioans in restoration to assist break the stigma of asking for assist by displaying that these in danger usually are not alone of their wrestle, urging involved people who could also be in danger to attach with the assist they could want. To entry our helpline marketing campaign toolkit to make use of in your subsequent outreach efforts, you’ll want to go to the Earlier than You Wager Neighborhood Toolkit and attain out to data@beforeyoubet.org for any steerage on co-branding or modifying the supplies.

Ohio for Accountable Playing’s second achievement was the 2023 Media Award, which acknowledges excellent authentic reporting on downside playing. This was awarded for our earned media efforts with Irvin PR, which was the story of Steve Kapela on WNWO-TV Toledo, titled “Former gambler bringing consciousness to downside playing month.”

We wish to thank the Zepf Middle in Toledo, Ohio and Steve Kapela (Supervisor of Playing Remedy and Prevention Providers at Zepf Middle), who have been essential within the success of each the Make The Name marketing campaign and our PR story that was acknowledged on the nationwide stage. Each of those initiatives wouldn’t have been made attainable with out their assist in bringing consciousness across the assist companies provided of their native area, in addition to all through the state. 

Ohio for Accountable Playing’s third award was the 2023 Company Individuals’s Selection Award, which acknowledges an excellent downside playing or accountable gambling-related consciousness message for the sports activities betting centered sub-campaign Pause Earlier than You Play. This was featured in the course of the convention and was voted as the most effective print marketing campaign and inventive technique amongst the five hundred+ attendees.

Ohio’s fourth award was shared by The Ohio Lottery Fee and the Ohio On line casino Management Fee, who have been honored with the 2023 Company Web site Award for Time Out Ohio, which is the brand new on-line platform that permits people to voluntarily conform to chorus from accessing Ohio’s casinos, Ohio’s racinos, and Ohio sports activities gaming for one yr, 5 years, or for his or her lifetime, serving to them abstain from betting.  This system has developed to accommodate Ohio’s altering panorama of sports activities gaming by providing assets resembling Gamban, which blocks entry to betting web sites and apps. 

Shows & Management

Ohio was additionally honored to be chosen to current on a large number of initiatives, topic issues, and thought management subjects, demonstrating our management within the fields of playing habit and accountable playing. Presenters included:

Scott Anderson, LCDC II, Downside Playing Specialist, OhioMHAS

Cory Brown MPA, OCPC, ICPS: Supervisor of Downside Playing Providers, Ohio On line casino Management Fee

Michael Buzzelli MA, MPH: Affiliate Director, Downside Playing Community of Ohio

Alessandro Ciaffoncini: President, Origo Branding Firm

Susan Diamond: Accountable Playing Program Coordinator, Ohio Lottery

Stacey Frohnapfel-Hasson, MPA, OCPC, Prevention & Downside Playing Chief, OhioMHAS

Kelly Garza LSW, LCDC III-GAMB, OCPC, TTS: Prevention Providers Coordinator, Zepf Middle

George Hicks OCPC, ICPS: Government Director, Arkbuilders

Nora Larson, M.Ed CHES®: Prevention Specialist, Restoration Useful resource Middle

Nabil Pervaiz: Supervisor of Prevention Providers, Restoration Assets

Abdallah Mobaideen: Editor in Chief, Ohio in Arabic Basis

Ala Shaikhkhalil, MD: Board Member, Ohio in Arabic Basis

Remembering a Chief in Prevention: Dr. Amanda Burke

Dr. Amanda Burke (Affiliate Professor, Kent State College) who was a pacesetter within the discipline of prevention, did her work with ardour, humility, and enthusiasm. She helped encourage so many others to observe in her footsteps and lead by instance.

That’s the reason we have been so grateful that she was honored on the nationwide stage for the 2023 Jim Wuelfing Annual Award for Prevention (Awarded Posthumously). Dr. Amanda Burke was a trailblazer within the discipline and supplied a long-lasting legacy that won’t quickly be forgotten. We are able to all hope to make use of the instance she has set, as we proceed our essential work within the fields of prevention and downside playing.

It was an honor to share our work on a nationwide stage with our friends on the earth of prevention, therapy, and restoration, permitting us to raise our mission, in addition to study from others across the nation how we are able to proceed to unfold consciousness and interact completely different populations on the essential subjects going through the well being and well-being of Ohioans.

To study extra about accountable playing and entry assets to assist your subsequent outreach and academic initiatives, please go to BeforeYouBet.org and ChangeTheGameOhio.org.

Author: Raymond Martin