The FCCG develops a series of written materials, including brochures, newsletters, and workbooks that provide a wealth of information on particular populations or aspects of gambling.
Betty White recounts her experience being married to a compulsive gambler.
Her honesty provides insight into how dangerous compulsive gambling can be.
Students Advocating Gambling Awareness Video Contest Winner:
Congratulations Michaela Karpinski, University of Tampa
This docudrama tells the story of families impacted by compulsive gambling, and the devastation it can cause. Throughout the course of the video, viewers are able to identify the various ways problem gambling has impacted not just the gambler, but the loved ones as well. This DVD is available in English and Spanish, and offers a unique insight into the struggles faced by families of problem gamblers.
Compulsive and problem gambling can affect all ages including adults, adolescents, seniors, and college students. To prevent this addiction from invading the lives of Floridians, the FCCG has created this general awareness CD. This audio program offers information on (1) the stages of compulsive and problem gambling, (2) the consequences of compulsive and problem gambling, and (3) resources available to Florida residents.
Thankfully, help is available and gambling addiction can be treated if recognized. If you need assistance, contact our 24 hour, confidential Helpline 888-ADMIT-IT (888-236-4848) for resources and supports.