Posts Tagged: #ProblemGamblingAwareness

For Problem Gamblers, March Madness is No Game!

March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) across the U.S., which occurs at a perfect time, considering the onset of March Madness on Sunday, March 13th, the NCAA’s collegiate championship tournament. Since sports betting became legal in 2018, today 30 states have sanctioned it, and March Madness has become…

¡Para los jugadores con problemas, March Madness no es un juego!

Marzo es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre Problemas con las Apuestas (PGAM) en los Estados Unidos, que ocurre en un momento perfecto, considerando el inicio de March Madness el domingo 13 de marzo, el torneo de campeonato universitario de la NCAA. Desde que las apuestas deportivas se legalizaron en…

When Gambling Is No Longer A Game…

888-ADMIT-IT is the Game Plan!

Football’s big game, scheduled for Sunday, February 13th is among the top wagering events worldwide and is an exciting time for sports fans nationwide. However, for millions of Americans, it is anything but a game. In fact, for at-risk, problem, and recovering compulsive gamblers, it is a time of year…

“Let Go of Lottery Tickets” When Choosing Gifts for Children This Holiday Season

SANFORD, FL: The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) today announced its support of the 2021 Gift Responsibly Campaign, joining other state council affiliates, and more than 80 other lotteries and community organizations from across the U.S., Canada, and the world. The campaign, which raises awareness about risks associated with…

888-ADMIT-IT HelpLine Breaks New Ground with Online Support Program to Help Problem Gamblers in Partnership with Seminole Tribe of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2021 CONTACT: Jennifer Kruse, (407) 865-6200 As technology changes how we gamble, support programs offered for those with gambling problems are also evolving with new and innovative solutions. SANFORD, Fla. — The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is launching a new, no-cost Online Program…

Recovery Can Take Many Different Forms – As Long as It Works for You!

“National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life [1].” Many Americans are struggling from the effects of gambling,…

Hablando Sobre el Suicidio Puede Salvar una Vida

Del 5 al 11 de septiembre es la Semana Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio y en Florida nadamas, el suicidio fue la octava causa principal de muerte en el año 2019, lo que representa a más de 3,400 residentes que se quitaron la vida. El suicidio en Florida también sigue…