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by Administrator
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Moving Forward with the Spirit of Those Who Gave All
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Views: 1519

Moving Forward with the Spirit of Those Who Gave All

First and foremost, the FCCG would like to pass on gratitude for those that gave ALL to support our freedoms and way of life. Without the men and women that made the ultimate sacrifice, we would not be the great country that we are. As we remember the valor of our country’s fallen heroes on Memorial...
by Administrator
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence in Times of Crisis
Replies: 0
Views: 1956

Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence in Times of Crisis

These are trying times – not only for Floridians, but for people around the globe. Being isolated and in “lockdown mode” can be a difficult experience. It is important to keep staying positive and have hope that this will all be over sooner, rather than later. A troubling side effect – domestic viol...
by Administrator
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: COVID-19: Risks of Passing the Time with Online Gambling
Replies: 0
Views: 2523

COVID-19: Risks of Passing the Time with Online Gambling

>> COVID-19: Risks of Passing the Time with Online Gambling With COVID-19 forcing everyone to stay inside and isolated, a lot of people are turning more to digital devices as forms of entertainment and discovering that many online pastimes contain elements of gambling. For many people, gambling is a...
by Administrator
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Are You Affected By Someone's Gambling Problem?
Replies: 0
Views: 2668

Are You Affected By Someone's Gambling Problem?

>>Tips for Loved Ones In celebration of the month of love, let’s discuss the reality of problem gambling in the household. Discovering that a loved one has a gambling addiction is a shock, and the ramifications can spread beyond emotional. This month we hope to share some of the signs to look out fo...
by Administrator
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: National Hobby Month Please, Play Responsibly
Replies: 0
Views: 3186

National Hobby Month Please, Play Responsibly

Hobbies are essential for a healthy and well-rounded life. They provide us a much-needed opportunity to leave behind the stress of daily life and fill us with a sense of joy and relaxation. From extreme sports to drawingcomics,typesofhobbiesareasdiverseasthepeoplethatengageinthem. Asalegalactivityin...
by Administrator
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Safe Toys and Gifts Month: Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season
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Views: 3086

Safe Toys and Gifts Month: Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season

>> Bingo's Birthday Month Bingo's origin dates back as far as 1530, as an Italian lottery called "Lo Giuoco del Lotto D'Italia". After making its way through the French lotto, it arrived in Germany where it was used as an instructional tool to teach children numbers and letters. In 1929, it finally ...
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: 3555

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: 3464

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
Replies: 0
Views: 3925

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...
by Administrator
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: 3802

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: 4107

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...
by Administrator
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: 4313

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: 4195

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: 26137

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
Replies: 0
Views: 4521

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...