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Category: Problem Gambling Awareness

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Cómo Identificar las Consecuencias Negativas de tu Juego

Si bien la mayoría de los adultos pueden apostar de manera segura como forma de entretenimiento, muchos no consideran que pueda convertirse en un problema para algunos, y persisten concepciones erróneas sobre el juego compulsivo. Por ejemplo, algunos creen que cuando una persona experimenta consecuencias negativas debido a su juego, esto es simplemente el resultado…
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Understanding Feelings and Emotions as a Loved One of a Problem Gambler

Do you have a friend, family member, or loved one who is experiencing problem gambling? If so, then you understand how devastating it can be not only financially, but emotionally, because you are also experiencing the negative impacts of problem gambling yourself. Calling or texting 888-ADMIT-IT is a great first step to finding better understanding…
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Comprender los Sentimientos y Emociones como Ser Querido de un Jugador Problemático

¿Tienes un amigo, familiar o ser querido que está experimentando problemas con el juego? Si es así, entonces entiendes lo devastador que puede ser, no solo financieramente, sino también emocionalmente, porque también estás experimentando los impactos negativos del juego compulsivo. Llamar o enviar un mensaje de texto al 888-ADMIT-IT es un primer paso para comprender…
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Encontrar las Habilidades de Afrontamiento Correctas para Recuperarse del Juego Problemático

Para encontrar la recuperación de la adicción al juego compulsivo, es importante entender en primer lugar que debes realizar cambios significativos en tu vida. Esto puede parecer difícil o incluso imposible al principio, pero con el conocimiento y el apoyo que puedes encontrar con solo llamar o enviar un mensaje de texto al 888-ADMIT-IT, ¡estarás…
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Finding the Right Coping Skills for Recovery from Problem Gambling

In order to find recovery from compulsive gambling, it is important first to understand you must make some big changes in your life. This may seem hard or even impossible at first, but with the knowledge and support you can find just by calling or texting 888-ADMIT-IT, you will be starting on the right path…
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WEB LETTER | October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Know the Connection to Problem Gambling

The FCCG takes this month to shine a light on domestic violence, which is unfortunately more common than one might think. Add compulsive gambling to the equation, and emotions can quickly become explosive. Tensions already run high when problem gambling is a factor, as relationship, financial, legal, and other pressures build. Problem gambling has been extensively…
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WEB LETTER | Problem Gambling in the Workplace?

Every September is Responsible Gaming Education Month (RGEM). This year, the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is joining with the American Gaming Association (AGA) in celebrating the industry’s 25 years of efforts to promote gambling literacy, consumer education, and associated employee training aimed at the prevention of problem gambling. If you find yourself or…
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Habilidades de Supervivencia para los Seres Queridos de Jugadores Compulsivos

¡No estás solo! Muchas familias, seres queridos y amigos de jugadores problemáticos pueden verse gravemente afectados mental, física y financieramente por esta adicción oculta. Es crucial que establezcas límites y cuides de ti mismo. Al igual que cuando escuchas las instrucciones de seguridad en un avión, dicen que te pongas tu propia máscara primero, porque…
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Coping Skills for Loved Ones of Compulsive Gamblers

You are not alone! So many families, loved ones, and friends of problem gamblers can be severely mentally, physically, and financially impacted by this hidden addiction. It is crucial that you set boundaries and take care of yourself. Much like when you are watching the safety presentation on an airplane, they say for you to…
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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Looking at Problem Gambling as a Root Cause

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Sadly, provisional data for 2022 revealed the highest number of annual deaths by suicide on record. After adjusting for population growth and age, the suicide rate has risen by a shocking 16% since 2011. [1] FCCG is raising awareness about the relation to disordered gambling, which has the…
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