Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Dr. Jim Whelan, psychology professor and director of The University of Memphis Institute for Gambling Education and Research (T.I.G.E.R.), who shares some of his background and why he started to concentrate in the field of behavioral addictions and specifically gambling disorders. During the interview, Dr. Whelan talks about the work he and his team are doing at The University of Memphis Gambling Clinic, their support from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to expand gambling research and treatment services for all Tennesseans, and recent international recognition from The International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG), which awarded him with the 2022 ICRG Scientific Achievement Award. Dr. Whelan also shares a number of tips regarding warning signs and how we can help loved ones and friends who need help, and where to go for help.
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