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Videos


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.




 Videos for Adolescents


Are You Gambling with Your Life?

Are You Gambling with Your Life?

An interactive CD that includes videos and activities that provide at-risk youth with essential information about the dangers and consequences of gambling.



Deception

Deception

Explores the lives of two best friends in high school, one of which progresses deep into compulsive gambling.



Minor Gambling… It’s Not a Game

Minor Gambling… It’s Not a Game

Introductory video to the FCCG's Youth Toolkit, featuring background information, stories of persons in recovery, and field experts.



 Videos for College Students


SAGA: Whose Gamble is it Anyway?

SAGA: Whose Gamble is it Anyway?

While this DVD will make you laugh, the true meaning behind it is to bring to light the dark realities of gambling addiction. Watch Bo, Rebecca, and Tony compete in Lou Flarey’s rendition of Drew Carey’s Whose Line is it Anyway?


 Videos for Hispanics


Las Caras del Problema de Juego

Las Caras del Problema de Juego

A Spanish speaking docudrama depicts realistic scenarios about individuals whose impacts from gambling are shown from various cultural perspectives within the Latino/Hispanic community.



 Videos for Seniors


Gambling and Older Adults

Gambling and Older Adults

This video includes testimonials from recovering persons as well as specific warning signs to look for within this population.



Senior Stories

Senior Stories

(audio only) This program is available in both CD and cassette tape format and provides personal stories by older adults, information about gambling addiction, and helpful and free resources.



The Road Back

The Road Back

This docudrama examines the effects of compulsive gambling in a longtime marriage where the husband's onset of gambling upon retirement has impacted his relationship with his spouse, family members, and friends.



 Videos for the General Public


Domestic Violence PSA

Domestic Violence PSA

This public service announcement was developed to increase awareness on the impact that problem gambling can have on the family in regards to neglect and family abuse.



Domino Effect/Las Caras del Problema de Juego

Domino Effect/Las Caras del Problema de Juego

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.



Inside Look at Problem Gambling

Inside Look at Problem Gambling

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.



 Videos for various Professionals


Angels in Disguise

Angels in Disguise

(Available to Senior Caregivers) – aids caregivers in recognizing the signs and dangers of gambling problems among older adults and providing appropriate intervention.



Dealing with Addiction

Dealing with Addiction

(Available to Mental Health and Addiction Professionals) - Highlights the prevalence of co-occurring problem gambling with alcohol and substance abuse, and features cross-addicted persons in recovery, as well as clinicians in the field.



Diagnosis: Pathological Gambling

Diagnosis: Pathological Gambling

(Available to Physicians and Health Care Facilities) An introductory video to the FCCG's first aid toolkit for physicians demonstrates the importance of screening medical patients for problem gambling as part of a routine diagnostic assessment.



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.