Su Guía Para Establecer Propósitos Duraderos

Una vez que los pirotécnicos se han terminado y han sonado las 12 campanadas, parece que todo es posible. Saludar el año nuevo no equivale a una nueva página instantánea, es una gran oportunidad para dar un paso atrás y reflexionar sobre el año pasado mientras mira hacia lo que…

Your Guide to Setting Resolutions That Last

Once the fireworks are over and the ball has dropped, it feels like anything is possible. While ringing in the new year doesn’t mean an instant clean slate, it’s a great opportunity to take a step back and reflect on the past year while looking forward to what you want…

Mes Nacional De Concientización Sobre Juguetes y Regalos Seguros – Regale Responsablemente En Esta Temporada Navideña

Como adultos, entendemos que el “motivo de la temporada” es celebrar junto a nuestros seres queridos. Pero, para los niños y adolescentes, otra parte de las fiestas juega un papel mucho más emocionante: recibir regalos. El Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) alienta a los padres, familiares y otras personas…

National Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month – Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season

As adults, we understand the holidays are to be celebrated alongside loved ones and others. But for young children and adolescents, there’s another part of the holiday excitement – receiving gifts. The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) encourages parents, family members and others to leave lottery games and scratch…

Manejo De Las Emociones Durante Las Vacaciones

Las fiestas han llegado y el FCCG les desea lo mejor a ustedes y a sus familias. Para muchos de nosotros, las festividades pueden ser un momento difícil, estresante y emocional. Respire hondo y sepa que esto es común. Todos necesitamos ser sensibles con nosotros mismos y con los demás…

Managing Emotions During the Holidays

The holidays are here and the FCCG would like to wish you and your families the best. For many of us, the holidays can be a difficult, stressful, emotional time. Take a deep breath and know this is typical. We all need to be sensitive to ourselves and to others…

Celebrando el Mes Nacional de Veteranos y Familias de Militares

“Tierra de libres, hogar de valientes”. — Este sentimiento de larga data recibió más apoyo el 31 de octubre de 2019, cuando el presidente Trump firmó una proclamación que designaba noviembre como el mes nacional de los veteranos y las familias de militares. En los Estados Unidos, hay aproximadamente 18…

Celebrating National Veterans & Military Families Month

“Land of the free, home of the brave.” — this long-standing sentiment was further supported on October 31, 2019, when President Trump signed a proclamation designating November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. In the U.S., there are roughly 18 million veterans and about 57% of adults ages 30-49…

Repasar la Educación Sobre el Problema con los Juegos de Azar Durante El Mes Nacional de la Alfabetización Familiar

No hay nada mejor que reunirse con su familia y pasar un tiempo de calidad juntos mientras leen un buen libro. Durante el mes nacional del aprendizaje familiar, queremos animar a los miembros de la familia de todas las edades a repasar sus habilidades de aprendizaje a medida que abordamos…

Brushing up on Problem Gambling Education During National Family Literacy Month

There’s nothing better than gathering with your family and spending some quality time together while reading a good book. During National Family Literacy Month, we want to encourage family members of all ages to brush up on their literacy skills as we tackle the growing issue of lack of education…

7 non-related but ever-important questions to ask yourself

7 non-related but ever-important questions to ask yourself July 2, 2015   The FCCG recently visited the University of Central Florida’s Counselor Education program and presented our Awareness Now program to their counselors in training. Being a graduate of the program, it was comforting to walk back into the classroom.…

A Culture of Silence

A Culture of Silence June 16, 2015 Recently, I was fortunate enough to serve as an exhibitor at the Asian Cultural Event in Orlando, Florida. The FCCG purchased a table at the event in order to expose the Asian community to the various problem gambling resources available to Floridians. I’ve…

Planes and Bad Behavior

Because of airplanes, it’s possible to eat breakfast in Orlando but have lunch in New York City. In theory, modern air travel is a marvelous luxury. In reality, there is nothing fun about the actual flying. Waiting in long lines at airport security coupled with the limited space coach seating…

Problem Gambling… a Family Addiction

Recently, the FCCG was afforded the opportunity to speak to community members of the Port Orange Library. The presentation consisted of a standard overview of problem gambling. The audience was engaged, asked questions, and seemed to display a thirst to learn more about a very important topic. The Q &…

A Whole New World

Thank you for stopping in and reading the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling’s 1st ever blog post! We are beyond excited to enter the world of blogging. Over time, we hope to expose more people to information surrounding the issue of problem gambling. If you don’t know what the FCCG…