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The New Hampshire Council on Problem Gambling is a private nonprofit agency created to address the social, financial, and emotional costs of problem gambling.

Ed Talbot

Ed Talbot has served as the Executive Director of the Council since its inception. Ed is a retired corrections administrator with expertise in all aspects of organizational leadership. For over four decades Ed has worked to bring the promise of recovery to men and women whose lives have been disrupted by addiction. His passion for the Council's mission is derived from the gratitude he has for his own recovery from addiction and the blessings that a recovery-based lifestyle has bestowed.

Angela Bergen, PhD

Angela Bergen, PhD, serves as our Program Manager. Angela is a dedicated mental health clinician and adjunct professor who brings her experience and passion into the Program Manager role to support the growing reach of the New Hampshire Council on Problem Gambling. Having clinically seen the tolls of problem gambling and co-occurring mental health struggles, Angela is strongly aligned with the Council’s mission of improving problem gambling education, prevention, screening, and access to treatment.

Dot Duda, M.Ed, PGA-MA

Dot retired as the Director of Outpatient Psychiatry and Addictions at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. Mount Auburn was a pioneer in problem gambling treatment in Massachusetts. Dot has provided clinical trainings for the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling and was honored by the Council on their 25th anniversary for her dedication in treating problem gamblers and their families. She is a resident of Nashua, NH.


The New Hampshire Council on Problem Gambling, is a private nonprofit agency created to address the social, financial and emotional costs of problem gambling. The Council provides information, education, advocacy and prevention services as well as referrals to treatment for problem gambling to those afflicted, their loved ones and the community.


To improve health and wellness by reducing the personal, social and economic costs of problem gambling.