Compulsive gambling topic of training session


Seventeen social workers, counselors, and addiction professionals received training Friday in learning to recognize signs of compulsive gambling.

The training occurred at the Lucas County Board of Mental Health & Recovery Services and was funded by the Ohio Lottery Commission.

Another training session will be offered in February. For more information, dial 216-923-4021 or visit Those who need help with someone who has a gambling problem can call state’s problem gambling hot line at 1-800-589-9966.