R.I. Eliminates Funding for Compulsive Gambling Treatment Program

August 7, 2012

With options for gamblers throughout New England poised to increase, the state of Rhode Island is eliminating funding for a program that offered help to compulsive gamblers who could not otherwise afford treatment.  


We're joined by the psychologist who directed the program at Rhode Island Hospital about a decision he calls, "beyond comprehension"

Robert Breen, PhD, director of the gambling treatment program at Rhode Island Hospital 

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