Posts By: Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling

Doing Fun Things During Recovery Can Restore Healthy Lives

Having fun is one of the first behaviors that disappears when an individual or a family is dealing with a crisis, such as discovering or acknowledging that you or someone you care about has a serious gambling problem.  Individuals and loved ones of compulsive gamblers often feel bogged down –…

La recuperación es una gran manera de honrar a tu padre

El 19 de junio es el Día del Padre y es un momento maravilloso para agradecer a tu padre o a la persona en tu vida que ha cumplido un papel paterno. A menudo, no sabemos qué decir o parece que no podemos poner en palabras la inmensa gratitud que…

Recovery is a Great Way to Honor Thy Father

June 19th is Father’s Day and is a wonderful time to thank your father or the person in your life who has fulfilled a paternal role.  Often, we do not know what to say or cannot seem to put into words the immense gratitude we may feel. This may be…

Mental Health Awareness Month is a Time to Remember Gambling Addiction

May 1-31, 2022 is Mental Health Awareness Month and the theme this year is Back to Basics, which is appropriate considering so many Americans have been struggling with mental health difficulties since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, not to mention everything going on in the world around us today.…

En reconocimiento al Día de la Madre – Haga las paces

El Día de la Madre se acerca el domingo 8 de mayo y para muchos de nosotros brinda la oportunidad de reflexionar sobre nuestras relaciones con nuestras madres. En algunos casos, esto no es una tarea fácil. Si bien muchos de nosotros recurrimos a nuestras madres en busca de consuelo…

In Recognition of Mother’s Day – Make Amends

Mother’s Day is approaching on Sunday, May 8th, and for many of us, it provides an opportunity to reflect on our relationships with our mothers. In some cases, this is not an easy task. While many of us may turn to our mothers for comfort and guidance, for others, our…

Educar los niños sobre el dinero genera dolares y sentido

Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Educación Financiera y del 9 al 16 de abril se celebra la Semana del Dinero Inteligente. Ambos brindan oportunidades para abordar la importancia de la administración del dinero y la educación financiera. Hablar de finanzas es difícil. Los problemas financieros se encuentran entre…

Educating Children About Money Makes Dollars and Sense

April is National Financial Literacy Month and April 9th-16th is Smart Money Week. Both provide opportunities to address the importance of money management and financial literacy. Talking about finances is difficult. Financial problems are among the top reasons why relationships fail. Yet, for those who experience hardships due to gambling,…