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by Administrator
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Veterans Day: Honoring Service & Recognizing Unique Challenges for 100 Years
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Views: 334

Veterans Day: Honoring Service & Recognizing Unique Challenges for 100 Years

>> We All Have Someone to Thank Veterans Day is a nationwide movement for a reason. According to the most recent Census statistics, there are over 18 million veterans in the United States.[1] Between relatives, friends, coworkers, neighbors, and others, most of us know at least one person who has se...
by Administrator
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: World Mental Health Day: Gambling Addiction and Suicide Prevention
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Views: 311

World Mental Health Day: Gambling Addiction and Suicide Prevention

>> Every 40 Seconds, A Life is Lost to Suicide The World Health Organization (WHO) leads the global recognition of World Mental Health Day each year on October 10th. The impacts of mental health disorders are profound and often misunderstood. According to data from WHO, nearly 800,000 people die aro...
by Administrator
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Responsible Gaming Education Week: It's Our Everyday Commitment
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Views: 790

Responsible Gaming Education Week: It's Our Everyday Commitment

>> The Importance of Responsible Gambling Did you know that September 15-21, 2019, is Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW)? Gambling can be a safe recreational activity for most people. However, hundreds of thousands of Floridians suffer from gambling addiction, with many more at risk. When gamb...
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Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Back to School: They'll Need More Than a Backpack & Books This Year
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Views: 704

Back to School: They'll Need More Than a Backpack & Books This Year

>> Back to School Used to Be Easier Most of today's elementary, middle and high school students grew up with a different standard: the expectation of round-the-clock Internet access. "Back to school" has been an annual tradition for American families for as long as most can remember, but the relativ...
by Administrator
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Gambling Disorder Deserves Our Attention for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
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Views: 888

Gambling Disorder Deserves Our Attention for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

>> Gambling Disorder Deserves Our Attention for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month > Gambling Disorder: The Hidden Addiction Since 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) has encouraged nationwide participation in Minority Mental Health Awareness Mo...
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Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Addressing Problem Gambling Among Our Nation's Heroes
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Views: 1021

Addressing Problem Gambling Among Our Nation's Heroes

>> 56,000+ Need Help In August 2018, the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law, effective fiscal year 2019. The Act includes a provision that requires the Department of Defense (DoD) to screen members of the Armed Forces for gambling disorder.[1] Prior to this law, the N...
by Administrator
Thu May 23, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Older Americans Month: Connect, Create, Contribute
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Views: 1041

Older Americans Month: Connect, Create, Contribute

>> Connect Each May, we join the Administration for Community Living in recognition of Older Americans Month. This year, the ACL's theme is "Connect, Create, Contribute," encouraging seniors to Connect with social supports like family, friends, and services; Create by staying active and taking up ne...
by Administrator
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: New Trend
Replies: 8
Views: 18276

Re: New Trend

James, there is more help and hope out there than you may think. Please call Florida's Problem Gambling HelpLine at 888-ADMIT-IT (236-4848), so we can give you more information on the gambling-specific web blockers (listed below), along with other resources that may be helpful, including Gamblers An...
by Administrator
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Meet the Ugliest Symptoms of Gambling Addiction
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Views: 1274

Meet the Ugliest Symptoms of Gambling Addiction

>> Child Abuse Did you know that for every case of gambling addiction, an average of eight to ten other people are negatively affected, including family members, friends, co-workers, and others? Unfortunately, the little ones are no exception. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Traumati...
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Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
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Views: 1295

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

<<The Hidden Addiction >> Problem gambling, also known as gambling addiction or disordered gambling, involves repeated problematic gambling behavior that causes significant problems or distress. Unlike other addictions, disordered gambling has minimal visible symptoms. There are no “card marks” on a...
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Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: THE FLORIDA LOTTERY JOINS INDUSTRY LEADER TO RECOGNIZE PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH
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THE FLORIDA LOTTERY JOINS INDUSTRY LEADER TO RECOGNIZE PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019 CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS (850) 487-7727 THE FLORIDA LOTTERY JOINS INDUSTRY LEADER TO RECOGNIZE PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery joins the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) to celebrate the 15th an...
by Administrator
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Research
Topic: New Trend
Replies: 8
Views: 18276

Re: New Trend

jenikid : > In today's era, most people play gambling in the mobile device. What is the > best gambling app I can found in mobile mainly for android? Hi jenikid, It is true that gambling is now very accessible on mobile devices. As we operate Florida's 24-7, Confidential, and Multilingual Problem Ga...
by Administrator
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Fall In Love With Acceptance
Replies: 0
Views: 1278

Fall In Love With Acceptance

Recovery Without Barriers February is Black History Month, a time for celebrating and honoring those who have contributed to a more accepting and loving world. Most are very familiar with activists Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but fewer people are aware of lesser-known individuals, suc...
by Administrator
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON’T TRUST SUPERSTITION
Replies: 2
Views: 2074

Re: DON’T TRUST SUPERSTITION

Thank you for checking out our forum. If you would like to read more like this, you can visit our blog at blog.gamblinghelp.org. To learn more about 888-ADMIT-IT (236-4848), Florida's 24/7, Confidential, and Multilingual Problem Gambling HelpLine, visit our website at gamblinghelp.org.
by Administrator
Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Start the New Year Off Balanced
Replies: 0
Views: 1274

Start the New Year Off Balanced

Find Your Path To Financial Recovery Often, upon starting the new year, many of us look to the days and months ahead as a way to start fresh or bring more balance to our lives. This is particularly true for problem gamblers as the financial impacts of addiction can be devastating and may even feel i...