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Suicide Prevention – Walk in Memory/Walk In Hope – Henderson, NV September 13, 2014

Walk In Memory/Walk in Hope 2013

Walk In Memory/Walk in Hope 2013

Walk in Memory/Walk In Hope
Suicide Prevention Event
Henderson, NV
September 13, 2014

Problem gambling is a serious community health issue and it is estimated that as many as one in five problem gamblers may attempt suicide. Hosted by the Nevada Coalition of Suicide Prevention  this outstanding community advocacy event provides an opportunity for our community to stand up in support of those who have experienced suicide of a loved one, but more importantly takes a stand for suicide prevention, education and advocacy. Read more →

Recovery Rally, Las Vegas, NV – September 6, 2014

Recovery Rally, Las Vegas, NV
Saturday September 6, 2014


Details coming soon. Hosted by the Foundation For Recovery in Las Vegas.

Lanie’s Hope will be participating and we look forward to proudly sporting our Lanie’s HopeWear, showing our support for the cause AND “changing the conversation” from that of addiction to RECOVERY!


28th National Conference on Problem Gambling, July 11-12, 2104

28th National Conference on Problem Gambling
Orlando, Florida July 11-12, 2014
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

This annual event presents the latest in trends, research and treatment of Gambling Disorder. Dynamic educational and professional CEU opportunities for National Certified Gambling Counselors, psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors and community advocates.

Offered by the National Council on Problem Gambling, details are available at



Applied Suicide Intervention Skill Training, Las Vegas, June 5 & 6

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is an intensive two-day training, providing participants with practical skills necessary to provide appropriate intervention when someone is considering suicide.

Problem Gambling is a serious community health issue and it is estimated that as many as one in five problem gamblers may attempt suicide.  In partnership with the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention, the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is offering this course at a nominal fee of $40.

Professionals earn up to 13.5 CEU’s. This course is appropriate for anyone involved in serving problem gamblers in need.

ASiST Workshop
Henderson Convention Center
200 South Water Street
June 5-6, 2014

Details available from the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling (702) 369-9740


Implications of Gambling Disorder in the DSM-5, Las Vegas May 16, 2014

Implications of Gambling Disorder in the DSM-5, Seven Hills Behavioral Health Hospital, Las Vegas  Friday, May 16, 2014 1:45-2:45PM

Gamblers Anonymous of Southern Nevada Conference, May 17, 2014

Conference open to Gamblers Anonymous and Gam Anon members only.

Lanie’s Hope is in no way affiliated with Gambler Anonymous. Information posted is in keeping with our Mission and our goal to serve those who suffer with a Gambling Problem.

Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling April 10-11, 2014 Reno, NV

8th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling
nections:    Research –> Resources –> Recovery!

NV State Council

Nevada State Council on Problem Gambling

HOW “CONNECTED” ARE YOU? Everywhere we go, we are surrounded by technology that provides immediate access to information 24/7, making us all feel very ‘connected’.   Information is key, but information alone is never enough to really make a difference in the lives of people in our community.

This year’s conference is all about the importance of connecting beyond just the sharing of information. The Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling explores multiple avenues of connection that inform, assist, and support theirefforts to work together to prevent or reduce the impact of problem gambling in Nevada.

Whether you’re a researcher studying the brain connection, a counselor making therapeutic connections with clients, an advocate connecting resources to support peers in recovery…or just a concerned member of the community who wants to learn more … YOU are the connection that matters most!   Join us as we learn, share and GET CONNECTED to promote prevention and recovery in 2014!

Gamblers Anonymous Conference, Houston, TX- April 25-27, 2014

The Chicago Area hosts regional Gamblers Anonymous Conference, April 5, 2014.

This regional conference offers a full day of workshops and presentations based on the 12-steps of recovery. Details and flyer will be available in 2014 from Gamblers Anonymous.  Participation is open to all Gamblers Anonymous and Gam/Anon members. According to Gamblers Anonymous, “The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.”

Details on location and pricing available at link below.



Addiction Recovery Coaching Academy (CCAR)- Connecticut- Feb 24-28, 2014

Feb 24-28, 2014
Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership,
500 Enterprise Drive,
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy™  is a five-day training opportunity designed for those interested in becoming actively involved in serving as a recovery coach. A CCAR Addiction Recovery Coach is anyone interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or already in recovery.
Recovery Coach
” The CCAR RCA (Recovery Coach Academy) is an innovative new approach to healing people’s lives that is unlike any other training. Utilizing an approach to learning that blends both process and content, the CCAR RCA offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience that has been referred to as ‘pure recovery genius’.   If you’re ready to learn, be challenged, and reap valuable rewards for life, the CCAR RCA is a must  for anyone in addiction recovery service.”

Gamblers Anonymous International Conference October 18-20, 2013 Orlando FL

2013 Fall International Conference
“The Whole World of Recovery”

October 18-20, 2013

Conference details and registration available at Gambers Anonymous*  gamblersanonymous.org/ga/

Hotel Information available at starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1162
Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort
12205 S. Apopka Vineland Road
Orlando, Florida 34786

NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction, Las Vegas Sept 22-24, 2013

The Sands Expo and Convention Center at the Venetian Las Vegas

For more than a decade, the NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction has provided a unique forum where all stakeholders in the field of gambling disorders and responsible gaming come together to discuss the latest research, share best practices and explore real-world applications for new scientific findings.

Changes in health care policies and mental health diagnostic codes are driving a larger conversation of what recovery and prevention should include for those with addictive disorders. From the Affordable Care Act to the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5, these changes impact how researchers study gambling disorders, how the industry builds responsible gaming programs to educate their patrons and how clinicians relate to their clients. Read more →

Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope September 14th, 2013 Henderson,NV

Lanie’s Hope Supports the 7th Annual “Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope”

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The 7th Annual “Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope” community suicide prevention awareness walk will be taking place on Saturday, September 14, 2013, in ten different communities across the State of Nevada. Walk participants are asked to donate $20 per individual. To participate on a team, go to https://www.nvsuicideprevention.org and select “Lanie’s Hope” on the drop down box.  Each person walking will need to complete a registration form. All donations will be used to help fund various NCSP programs in communities throughout the state.

Compulsive Gamblers have the highest suicide rate of any social segment.  Participation in Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope supports a valuable community resource while raising awareness of Lanie’s Hope’s mission. Team apparel will be available for purchase on our website in August 2013.
Bea Aikens, Founder

A Compelling and Passionate Speaker
Bea Aikens couples her personal experience with extensive knowledge of the disease of compulsive gambling to build a compelling platform for civic, community and national organizations seeking knowledge and understanding of the disease of disordered gambling. To engage Bea for your upcoming event, contact her at
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P.O. Box 60214
Boulder City, NV 89006
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