Monday, November 28, 2011

Middletown's Health Department Radio Show

Contact: Louis Carta For Immediate Release:

Phone: 860-398-1824 November 23, 2011


Middletown — Mary Drexler, Assistant Director of the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling, is the guest on the next edition of the health-information radio program — Healthline. Ms. Drexler will discuss the causes of problem gambling, how it may impact a person’s life and how it can be treated.

Problem gambling affects more than 15 million Americans. More than 3 million people are considered severe problem gamblers otherwise known as gambling addicts or pathological gamblers. Problem gambling can strain relationships, interfere with responsibilities at home and work, and lead to financial catastrophe.

Healthline is produced by the Middletown Health Department and can be heard Saturday, December 3 at 3:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m., on WIHS 104.9 FM. and “on-demand” at

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