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by Administrator
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
Replies: 0
Views: 44

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...
by Administrator
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
Replies: 0
Views: 19

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: 3
Views: 15146

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: 89

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: 878

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: 139

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...
by Administrator
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: 2010 Problem Gambling Awareness Week-Be a Supporter!
Replies: 2
Views: 5856

Re: 2010 Problem Gambling Awareness Week-Be a Supporter!

Hi WarnerLop, great question! It is possible for someone who calls him or herself a "professional gambler" to in fact be suffering from a gambling addiction. Gambling is the act of wagering money on something for which no one knows the outcome -- and this includes someone who calls themselves a "pro...
by Administrator
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season
Replies: 0
Views: 510

Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season

>>>The Gift of Hanukkah Gelt Some suggest that Hanukkah gelt is linked to the coins created in celebration of the Maccabees’ victory over the Ancient Greeks. Others believe that the tradition emerged around the 18th century in Eastern Europe as a way to recognize Jewish religious teachers for their ...
by Administrator
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON'T COUNT ON A "LUCKY BREAK"
Replies: 0
Views: 378

DON'T COUNT ON A "LUCKY BREAK"

>> Come On, Give Me A Break! Breaking a wish bone has become a Thanksgiving tradition for many families, but did you know it originated over 2,400 years ago during the Etruscan period? During this time, it was believed that fowls were sacred animals who had the ability to predict the future. When a ...
by Administrator
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Employment Opportunities
Topic: Executive Administrative Assistant Position Available
Replies: 0
Views: 777

Executive Administrative Assistant Position Available

JOB TITLE: Executive Administrative Assistant EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree SALARY: $40,000 - $45,000 FLSA Status: Full Time/Non-Exempt We are searching for an experienced and reliable executive administrative assistant to work closely with Management and Staff. The ideal candidate wil...
by Administrator
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: SPEAK OUT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!
Replies: 0
Views: 686

SPEAK OUT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!

Defining Domestic Violence: Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.1 Domestic violence does not discriminate and c...
by Administrator
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Employment Opportunities
Topic: PT HelpLine Specialist: Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays
Replies: 0
Views: 532

PT HelpLine Specialist: Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays

**Part Time HelpLine Specialist for Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays** COMPENSATION: $15/Hr FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (<30 hours/week) The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling is seeking part-time HelpLine Specialists to respond to calls from those negatively impacted by problem gambling. The successf...
by Administrator
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: IT'S NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK!
Replies: 0
Views: 810

IT'S NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK!

A Growing Health Concern: With high profile deaths such as Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, the issue of suicide and the stigma surrounding mental health have remained the center of many conversations throughout the United States and abroad. A recent report published by the Centers for Disease Contr...
by Administrator
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: IT'S RESPONSIBLE GAMING EDUCATION WEEK
Replies: 0
Views: 872

IT'S RESPONSIBLE GAMING EDUCATION WEEK

>> If You Gamble, Play it Safe. Have you gambled in the last twelve months? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. In fact, the majority of Floridians gambled within the last year—and that’s okay, as long as you do so responsibly! Gambling is a legal activity in state of Florida for adults 18 years ...
by Administrator
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON’T TRUST SUPERSTITION
Replies: 2
Views: 878

DON’T TRUST SUPERSTITION

It’s Friday the 13th Do you have paraskevidekatriaphobia? You guessed it – that’s the fear of Friday the 13th. The origins of this superstition are hard to track down, with some tracing it to the Middle Ages, some to a book in the early 1900s, and others saying it’s a more recent phenomenon. Regardl...