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January Webletter 2017

January Webletter 2017

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download or View as Web Page!




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December Webletter 2016

December Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download or View as Web Page!




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November Webletter 2016

November Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download or View as Web Page!




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October Webletter 2016

October Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download or View as Web Page!




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September Webletter 2016

September Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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August Webletter 2016

August Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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July Webletter 2016

July Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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June Webletter 2016

June Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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May Webletter 2016

May Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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April Webletter 2016

April Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Webinar: Helping Patients with Gambling Disorder in Group Therapy

Webinar: Helping Patients with Gambling Disorder in Group Therapy

Date and Time

May 6, 2016 1:00-2:30 PM EST

Dr. Bruce Liese has had years of experience working with addictive disorders as a clinical psychologists. In this webinar, Dr. Liese, will discuss the process of applying cognitive-behavioral approaches in group psychotherapy with patients with gambling disorder. Strategies for enhancing group composition, processing aspects of underlying issues associated with problem gambling, and enhancing group dynamics will be presented along with examples to illustrate the principals being taught. Participants will (1) learn ways to create an optimum structure to enhance group therapy including identifying factors that contra-indicate enrolling a patient in group, (2) learn CBT approaches to cognitive restructuring irrational thought processes…


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March Webletter 2016

March Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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February Webletter 2016

February Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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January Webletter 2016

January Webletter 2016

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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December Webletter 2015

December Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Webinar: Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Problem Gambling

Webinar: Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Problem Gambling

Date and Time

Jan 15, 2016 1:00 PM EST

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most common approach to working with problem gambling, yet CBT approaches among clinicians varies greatly. Although challenging irrational thinking patterns and homework exercises associated with cognitive restructuring are important aspects of CBT, there are a wide array of CBT interventions than can be used in working with problem gambling. In this webinar, Dr. Grant will discuss some of the empirically supported CBT approaches to working with problem gambling and introduce participants to some of his own work using scripting in treatment.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


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POSITION ON FANTASY SPORTS

POSITION ON FANTASY SPORTS

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Current forms of fantasy sports contests have raised concerns about the addictive potential of fantasy sports. Fantasy sports are contests in which participants assemble imaginary teams comprised of real players from professional sports and compete based on the statistical performance of the real players. Traditional fantasy sports leagues are season-long, but recently contests have been offered that are as frequent as daily.  Fee-based contests, with fees ranging from twenty-five dollars to thousands, are available, and prizes have topped $1 million. Partners and investors in companies offering fantasy sports contests include sports leagues, professional teams and their owners, as well as large public and private companies. Of the estimated 55 million…


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November Webletter 2015

November Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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October Webletter 2015

October Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Webinar: The Dream World of the Female Gambler

Webinar: The Dream World of the Female Gambler

Date and Time

Fri, Nov 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

In recent years, experts in the field of pathological gambling have made a distinction between 'action' gamblers (predominantly male) and 'escape' gamblers (predominantly female). 

The primary addictive process of pathological gamblers is the repetitive pattern of escape from reality into a fantasy world. While that pattern of escape is present in all PG's, the nature of the fantasy world of male and female gamblers is substantially different in most cases.

The original and primary text describing this process is the Dream World of the Gambler (GA Combo Book, p 11).  This text is read in all Gamblers Anonymous meetings and was originally drafted by…


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September Webletter 2015

September Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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August Webletter 2015

August Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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July Webletter 2015

July Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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June Webletter 2015

June Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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May Webletter 2015

May Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Press Release - Conference on Problem Gambling to be held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Press Release - Conference on Problem Gambling to be held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc. (FCCG), along with Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, Group Victory, Miami Area Geriatric Education Center, Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida, and United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse, will hold its annual conference in Ft Lauderdale this year on May 12-14, at the Riverside Hotel.

This important event will address topics such as public awareness and education for everyone as well as clinical training for problem gambling treatment services. “This year’s conference will offer something for everyone regardless of your interest in gambling and problem gambling in Florida. We will discuss topics such as public policy, education, prevention, treatment, responsible…


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April Webletter 2015

April Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention & Treatment: Connecting the Dots - May 14th-15th 2015

Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention & Treatment: Connecting the Dots - May 14th-15th 2015

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The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG), in partnership with the Miami Area Geriatric Education Center (MAGEC) and the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse is proud to be hosting the FCCG’s 18th Annual Conference, Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention & Treatment: Connecting the Dots.  The conference showcases local, state, national and international experts on gambling addiction and related matters which offers Florida professionals with a unique opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of problem gambling impacts, treatment interventions and strategies, and insight to some of the latest innovations in the field.

The conference combines plenary and breakout sessions that provide meaningful guidance to treatment professionals, law enforcement and government…


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March Webletter 2015

March Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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City of Miami Proclamtion for Problem Gambling Awareness Month

City of Miami Proclamtion for Problem Gambling Awareness Month

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THE CITY OF MIAMI

Proclamation

WHEREAS: The City of Miami has designated March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month to demonstrate its support in ending problem gambling and to support the initiative of Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling to bring awareness to the issues surrounding problem gambling in our community; and

WHEREAS: The City of Miami recognizes the importance of educating the public on the seriousness of the problem gambling and the prevalence of this issue; and

WHEREAS: The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is a not-for-profit corporation contracting with the State of Florida and serves as the designated authority on issues related to problem and compulsive gambling; and




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February Webletter 2015

February Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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NEWS RELEASE: 2015 Super Bowl Expected to Threaten Compulsive Gambling Recovery

NEWS RELEASE: 2015 Super Bowl Expected to Threaten Compulsive Gambling Recovery

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Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling Anticipates an Increase in Helpline calls as a larger Implication of Sports Betting

Orlando, FL (January 29, 2015)– The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks are meeting at the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 1st, but the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is preparing for a different kind of confrontation: the battle between recovering compulsive gamblers and the temptation to bet on one of the most lucrative sporting events of the year.

This year, legal wagering on the Super Bowl in Las Vegas is expected to exceed $100 million. During this time, there are very few places where compulsive…


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COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AWARENESS, PREVENTION & TREATMENT: CONNECTING THE DOTS

COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AWARENESS, PREVENTION & TREATMENT: CONNECTING THE DOTS

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The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG), in partnership with the Miami Area Geriatric Education Center (MAGEC) and the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse is proud to be hosting the FCCG’s 18th Annual Conference, Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention & Treatment: Connecting the Dots.  The conference showcases local, state, national and international experts on gambling addiction and related matters which offers Florida professionals with a unique opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of problem gambling impacts, treatment interventions and strategies, and insight to some of the latest innovations in the field.

The conference combines plenary and breakout sessions that provide meaningful guidance to treatment professionals, law enforcement and government…


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January Webletter 2015

January Webletter 2015

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AWARENESS, PREVENTION & TREATMENT: CONNECTING THE DOTS

COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AWARENESS, PREVENTION & TREATMENT: CONNECTING THE DOTS

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A Call for Presentations

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling in partnership with Miami Area Geriatric Education Center (MAGEC) and United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse are pleased to announce a Call for Presentations for our upcoming 18th Annual Conference, scheduled for May 14-15, 2015 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention and Treatment: Con-necting the Dots promises to offer groundbreaking strategies and approaches to increase awareness among treatment and industry professionals while mobilizing the community on issues relating to problem and compulsive gambling.

The FCCG is seeking proposals from individuals interested in shar-ing information, knowledge, research and experience in…


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Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention and Treatment: Connecting the Dots 18th 2015 Annual Conference May 14-15, 2015

Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention and Treatment: Connecting the Dots 18th 2015 Annual Conference May 14-15, 2015

Click here to complete the Call For Presentations Form online.

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling in partnership with Miami Area Geriatric Education Center (MAGEC) and United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse are pleased to announce a Call for Presentations for our upcoming 18th Annual Conference to be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

In crafting your presentation proposal, we encourage you to consider our conference theme: Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention and Treatment: Connecting the Dots in addition to the needs of service providers, gaming industry, higher learning, governmental agencies and law enforcement.

Conference Topics include:
o Prevention Strategies
o Intervention & Counseling Models
o Comorbidity Issues
o Responsible Gaming Issues
o Healthy Recovery & Relapse Prevention
o Other




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December Webletter 2014

December Webletter 2014

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Press Release: “LOTTERY TICKETS AREN’T KIDS PLAY”

Press Release: “LOTTERY TICKETS AREN’T KIDS PLAY”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 11, 2014
CONTACT: PAT FOWLER, 407-865-6200


“LOTTERY TICKETS AREN’T KIDS PLAY”
Give Responsibly


The holiday season is upon us and cheer is in the air. As we begin the joy of gift giving, it is not uncommon for adults to utilize lottery tickets as stocking stuffers or slip them into holiday cards for minors. But is this an appropriate choice? The legal age for gambling on the lottery in Florida is 18 and research shows a strong association between age of onset and the severity of problem gambling among children receiving lottery tickets as gifts. Many problem gamblers report beginning to gamble at or…


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November Webletter 2014

November Webletter 2014

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Do you know how to connect to the FCCG virtually?  We have many different options including Live Chat via our website, live text messaging, and you can connect to us via several social media outlets. 

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Creole


FCCG has recently translated some of its key materials to Creole in an effort to expand outreach to the Haitian Community.  Both our Helpline and our Self-Exclusion Placards are now available.  Please contact us to order for your facility or community organization.

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October Webletter 2014

October Webletter 2014

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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Contemporary Issues in Problem Gambling Free Webinar Series!


Date: November 6, 2014

12:00 PM-1:30 PM EST
1.5 CEU's

Insights and Perspectives for Problem Gamblers with Adult ADHD

Presented By Dr. Rory C. Reid, Ph.D., LCSW

There is some research indicating a disproportionate number of problem gamblers also meet diagnostic criteria for adult ADHD. There are unique aspects of this comorbidity that can be challenging for mental health providers. In this webinar, Dr. Reid will discuss assessment issues for ADHD based on the DSM-5 criteria among problem gamblers. The latest findings from the scientific literature about ADHD will also be addressed. Finally, Dr. Reid will offer pragmatic solutions and empirically supported interventions for problem gamblers with ADHD.

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September Webletter 2014

September Webletter 2014

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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In the Community - Sanford's “Alive After Five”

In the Community - Sanford's “Alive After Five”

On September 11, 2014, the FCCG showed their team spirit by participating in Sanford’s monthly “Alive After Five” event.  AA5 is Central Florida’s largest recurring monthly street party with live music, local artists, food and beverage sampling in a beautiful historic town.  The theme for the month was football season, so the staff came prepared supporting their favorite teams.  It was a great turnout, and we had the opportunity to spread the word about FCCG and our services to over 400 people.

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August Webletter 2014

August Webletter 2014

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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National Conference on Problem Gambling visits the Southeast for the First Time


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For the first time in its 28 years, the National Conference on Problem Gambling was held in the Southeast, proudly hosted by the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, July 11-12, 2014. Previous locations in recent years include Milwaukee, Boston and Seattle.

Thanks to generous sponsors who support the work and mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), over $300,000 in direct and in-kind support has been contributed for NCPG's 28th National Conference on Problem Gambling.

“We are especially grateful for the very generous support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, which provided the largest single sponsorship in the history of the conference,” said…


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July Webletter 2014

July Webletter 2014

Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!




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National Conference on Problem Gambling - July 11th and 12th


(Pre-conference activities July 9th and 10th)

The NCPG National Conference on Problem Gambling is in just 2 weeks!  This is the oldest national conference on problem gambling in the world.

 

Bringing the family along? Don’t forget that attendees will receive special savings at Disney WorldWonder Works is the wonkiest building in town and is another place nearby to have a great time! If you’re up for enjoying the sunshine, head out to Daytona Beach for an evening dinner or a free afternoon!

 

Announcements and updates:

 

Members, be sure to attend the NCPG Members Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 10 at 5pm.  We hope that this will allow more NCPG members to attend. If you are not yet a member, JOIN NOW at

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Latino/Hispanic Information and Resources


According to the 2012 Census Data, Florida has a 23.2% Latino/Hispanic population, which is far above the national average of 16.9%. Knowing these facts, the FCCG has made efforts through the years to reach out to Latino/Hispanics to ensure that this population is properly represented in all forms of prevention programs, self-help materials, and educational information. Programs such as Las Caras del Problema de Juego, which is a series of vignettes designed to educate Latino/Hispanics about the dangers of problem gambling, or the Spanish self-help workbooks Chance for Change are just two of the components in the FCCG’s vast inventory that are designed to assist this ethnic group. A multitude of Spanish placards and brochures are available to the public as well. In addition,…


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A Chance for Change - Recovery Workbooks


The FCCG offers a series of workbooks to those interested. These books are called A Chance for Change. The books are designed to assist the gambler or loved one in several areas, eventually providing them with a path to a gambling free life. From the basics of helping the gambler determine if they have a problem, to helpful tips about managing finances, understanding legal issues and staying the course, A Chance for Change offers a well-rounded approach to abstinence. These books can be used in conjunction with other recovery tools, such as attending Gamblers Anonymous meetings, receiving private counseling, or utilizing a peer support system. They are especially helpful if the gambler or loved one is not close enough to traditional supports as…


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Recovery Path - Help Is Available


Compulsive gamblers and their loved ones are often dealing with a myriad of problems. The first issue that comes to mind when thinking about gambling addiction is finances. Financial issues can be a significant hurdle for some to take on, but there are also many other problems that need to be dealt with. There can be conflict in the family, which can range from arguing, and even getting as serious as physical and verbal abuse. Emotional detachment can affect the core of the family, ruin friendships, and end up costing the gambler and their loved ones career and educational opportunities. The emotional strain that a gambling addiction can force on all the entire family unit can lead to severe anxiety,…


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Training: Therapeutic Strategies for Problem Gamblers and their Significant Others

Training: Therapeutic Strategies for Problem Gamblers and their Significant Others

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Therapeutic Strategies for Problem Gamblers and their Significant Others

Dr. Rory Reid, Ph.D., LCSW, UCLA Gambling Studies Program 

Interim Clinical Director, Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling


Cost per Attendee - $45 (includes lunch)

Participant's Name:
Email Address:

Patients…


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