Posts Tagged: #ProblemGamblingAwareness

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…

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…

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…