The organization was formed in 2000 to support the development of services that will reduce the impact of problem gambling in the United States.
Central to this mission, APGSA conducts the only national survey of problem gambling services in the United States providing information on funding, types of services, administrative structures, state profiles, and state contacts.
APGSA began conducting national problem gambling service surveys in 2006. Review here the 2016 survey, the fifth in the series and the second to be co-sponsored by the National Council on Problem Gambling.
Quick access to key survey information
Executive summary of the most complete collection of problem gambling services information in the United States.
The 2016 survey assessed all 50 U.S. states and D.C. to determine funding for problem gambling services.
The survey includes questions related to administrative structure of problem gambling services.
STRENGTH AND NEEDS
Survey respondents were asked to identify their state’s problem gambling service strengths and needs.
The APGSA Organization maintains a current list of state agency contacts and non-profit service providers.