Posts Tagged: #GamblingAddiction

National Crime Prevention Month: The Link to Problem Gambling & How to Help

October is National Crime Prevention Month, a month-long event created in 1984 to spread the word about crime prevention and personal safety. At the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG), we believe that prevention is key in the identification of both the link between compulsive gambling and crime and potential…

Make Mental Health a Priority on National Depression Screening Day

Whether it’s an eye appointment or a yearly checkup, screening for diseases and physical ailments typically has a spot in the back of every person’s mind, particularly as we get older. However, while physical and mental health are equally important, the latter is not as widely recognized in awareness and…

Raising Problem Gambling Awareness During Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15th to October 15th, we’re celebrating the rich history and culture of the Hispanic community during Hispanic Heritage Month. Not only is this a month-long celebration, but it’s also a time to reflect and shine a light on an issue that affects the community and other people groups…

Jugadas Defensivas Para Detener el Problema de las Apuestas en Esta Temporada de Fútbol

De septiembre a febrero, los estadounidenses reorganizan los planes y escuchan el sonido revelador de sus teléfonos mientras millones de televisores en todo el país muestran los últimos juegos de fútbol, ​​estadísticas y resúmenes. Pero, ¿sigue la gente sintonizándose por amor al deporte, o hay algo un poco menos honesto…

Defensive Plays to Stop Problem Gambling This Football Season

From September to February, Americans rearrange plans and listen for the telltale ding from their phones as millions of TVs across the nation display the latest football games, stats, and highlights. But are people still tuning in for the love of the sport, or has something a little less wholesome…

El Día Nacional de la Tercera Edad es un Momento Para Obtener Ayuda

El Día Nacional de la Tercera Edad es el 21 de agosto de cada año y es una oportunidad para expresar agradecimiento a los estadounidenses mayores por sus contribuciones para mejorar nuestras familias, nuestras comunidades y nuestro país.  Florida es un destino para los adultos mayores al igual que para…

National Senior Day is a Time to Secure Help

National Senior Citizens Day is August 21st of each year and is an opportunity  to express thanks to older Americans for their contributions to making our families, our communities, and our country better.  Florida is a destination for older adults, who flock to the state, as do their younger counterparts…