A Conference on Gambling, Culture, Community and Intervention: Addressing Stigma

March 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Online Event: 
Postal address: 
Ramada Plaza Hotel
300 Jarvis St.
Toronto, ON


Hosted by COSTI Immigrant Services in partnership with the Ontario Resource Group on Gambling, Ethnicity and Culture, this conference is for mainstream community service providers, problem gambling counsellors, addiction counsellors, settlement workers, health officials, researchers, credit counselors, bankruptcy trustees, students and all social service providers interested in the issue of problem gambling and how it affects ethno-cultural communities.

The theme of this year’s conference is Addressing Stigma. Fardous Hosseiny, National Director, Research and Public Policy, Canadian Mental Health Association, National, will present the keynote address titled, “The “Unspoken” Problem: Gambling and Problem Gambling in Ethnocultural Communities”.

COSTI would like to acknowledge the financial support received from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Registration is free, but seats are limited so please register no later than Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Please note: The attached Registration Form may be emailed to Farishta Dinshaw at Farishta.Dinshaw@costi.org or faxed to 416-244-7299.

For further information, contact Farishta Dinshaw via phone at 416-244-7714, extension 272, or email Farishta.Dinshaw@costi.org