Spencer Christian To Detail His Gambling Addiction At Conference
A high-profile broadcaster is one of the keynote speakers as the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling is hosting it's 20th annual conference next month.
Spencer Christian guest hosted "Good Morning America" and has been a weather forecaster and reporter and host of a Food Network program.
He also had a gambling problem...
"...He will be talking about his own journey through gambling addiction and how he got into recovery. We're really interested and excited about hearing his story...."
That's Rose Blozinski, Executive Director of the Council. She says the two-day conference at the Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan will also feature other keynote speakers and six different workshops...
"...Anyone interested in finding out more about gambling addiction will find things that are helpful to them. We might have treatment providers or people from the Dept. of Corrections. We'll have recovering gamblers themselves. Maybe a family member who wants to come and find out what is going on. If you're in recovery you'll get a lot out of it, if you're a treatment provider you'll get a lot out of it...."
The council is a statewide organization providing resources, public awareness and education on gambling disorders.
More information on gambling addiction and the conference is on the website problem gamblers dot org or by calling 1-800-GAMBLE-5.