Given the rapidly-evolving situation with COVID-19, we wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the measures and precautions we are taking at this time, and to reassure you that the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) will continue to provide uninterrupted problem gambling specific help and resources through our 24/7 confidential, multilingual 888-ADMIT-IT HelpLine, through live chat on our website, or through HelpLine text at (321) 978-0555.
We, as a nation, have taken care to implement recent protective measures in response to COVID-19. These recent social changes can increase stress, both physically and mentally, and the FCCG will continue to be at the forefront of supporting the mental health of our community at this time. Our long history of leveraging technology to enable 24/7 problem gambling HelpLine supports has enabled thousands of Floridians access to important help and resources for more than two decades. We are confident in our ability to continue to provide all of the necessary problem gambling related programs, services, resources, and supports, to all key stakeholders without disruption during this challenging and changing environment.
If you or someone you know needs confidential, multilingual help for a gambling problem, call 888-ADMIT-IT, or visit us on our website. HelpLine Specialists are ready and willing to serve you any time of the day or night.
The FCCG is committed to increasing public awareness about problem and compulsive gambling. The FCCG provides services and support to residents in need of assistance, as well as to professionals and others servicing this population. The organization is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and is one of more than 35 affiliates of the National Council on Problem Gambling.