Youth Public Service Announcements

CREC has partnered with the CT State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Problem Gambling Services, to lead a Youth and Gambling Awareness Project in Connecticut. The goal of this project is to engage middle and high school aged youth in creating an awareness campaign on the signs and risks of underage and problem gambling.  To seek participant groups, a request for applications (RFA) was released statewide to schools, after school programs, youth service bureaus, regional action councils (RACs) and other youth groups. The RFA funded four groups for a pilot of this initiative. Youth participants and adult advisors created and produced the original projects below. These projects will be shared through this initiative and at local events in their communities. Please view and enjoy!


Shelton Youth 2 Youth

HVCASA Step Up Naugy Coalition

Manchester Youth Service Bureau

Southeastern Regional Action Council- East Lyme High School

Communities 4 Action Caribe Youth Group



Enfield Youth Action Council

Montville High School - ALLI


Hartford Boys & Girls Club-West Middle Community School

Durham Middlefield Youth and Family Services Strong Middle School

Youth and Family Services of Haddam Killingworth