This Fall, we’re excited to launch GAME BRAiN’s new digital game, House of Wisdoms. This web-based game is quick to play and reinforces the key messages of the GAME BRAiN live stage show. It features 3 brain stimulating games and like the stage show, it is fun, educational and engaging.
House of Wisdoms’ key messages look at gambling losses (monetary and non-monetary), problem gambling warning signs, the realities and facts about gambling as well as available help resources.
House of Wisdoms features:
House of Wisdoms is an engaging and innovative way to inform teens on the risks of gambling.
This free digital awareness resource targets High school students and is quick to play on either a laptop or mobile device.
If you would like to find out more about GAME BRAiN’s House of Wisdoms, please email Mary Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call direct at 416-490-2076.
GAME BRAiN looks at the realities of gambling, signs of a gambling problem, how to avoid the risks and where to get help, if needed. Each year, Game BRAiN is presented at dozens of schools across Ontario. Since the program launch in 2014, GAME BRAiN has reached over 50,000 Ontario students. This program is offered free of charge to Ontario high schools thanks to funding by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Students compete against each other in teams during this lively 45-minute session with hosts Jason Agnew and Matt Chin.
Jason is a Canadian TV and radio personality. Trained in radio and television arts at Ryerson University, he was also the host of YTV’s Splatalot! along with long-time comedy partner Matt Chin.
Matt is a prolific Canadian TV host and comedian with more than 4 million views on YouTube. A highlight of his comedic partnership with Jason Agnew was their 7 seasons on YTV’s hugely successful show Splatalot.
$0. There is no cost to your school for this program.
Research shows that 18- to 24-year-olds are the age group most at risk of developing gambling problems. This makes it important to educate youth before their habits form, leave home and gain a degree of financial independence. The program focuses on:
This interactive program is flexible and can be adapted for any size audience or room. All audio/visual equipment is provided.
The Responsible Gambling Council brings unparalleled expertise to your school. Over 30 years of problem gambling prevention including targeted awareness programs, youth engagement and meaningful evaluation, informs program development at every stage.