Pre Conference Learning Session

Crisis in Cyberspace: The Dangers of Online Gambling and Gaming Sponsored by Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario
Dr. Bruce Ballon – Associate Professor of Public Health and Psychiatry for the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and Adjunct Professor for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Faculty of Health Sciences

An interactive discussion on online gambling and gaming, overt and covert, and its impact on mental health. Technology has allowed easier and quicker access and exposure to numerous elements that can create behavioural issues for the vulnerable. Explore the common issues and the practical approaches for tackling this growing problem in healthcare.