Dr. Alexia DeLeon

Welcome to the supplemental learning for the Project Build-Up Learning Academy: Promoting and Providing Problem Gambling Services to Latinx Communities. This video is hosted by Ms. Caitlyn Fong, Community Health Educator at the Division on Addiction at Cambridge Health Alliance. In this video, Ms. Fong interviews Dr. Alexia DeLeon about historical trauma and culturally responsive care for Latinx individuals experiencing problem gambling. Dr. DeLeon is an Assistant Professor and Program Director at Lewis & Clark College for the Professional Mental Health Counseling – Addictions Specialization program. She was the founding director of Lewis & Clark’s Latino Problem Gambling Services program that launched in 2017 and served over 75 clients in its first year of operation. She has been involved in providing treatment for those impacted by addiction and recovery for many years.