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by HCADA
Fri May 27, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: HCADA DOES A PRESENTATION TO TREATMENT PROVIDERS
Replies: 0
Views: 42752

HCADA DOES A PRESENTATION TO TREATMENT PROVIDERS

20 treatment providers attended a presentation on gambling. Attendees included people from Success 4 Kids, Family Justice Center, Wheels of Success, TCH Healthpark, Crisis Center of Tampa Bay and the the Spring of Tampa Bay. FCCG created an educational PowerPoint to present to these professionals. I...
by HCADA
Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: College Students
Topic: University of South Florida Blog
Replies: 1
Views: 10317

University of South Florida Blog

The University of South Florida Counseling Center set up a blog to cause awareness to the college students how likely they are to become a compulsive gambler. Statistics such as: an estimated 1 in 12 college students gamble compulsively and the highest rates of gambling addiction are among 18-25 yea...
by HCADA
Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: College Students
Topic: University of Tampa Wellness Symposium
Replies: 0
Views: 7273

University of Tampa Wellness Symposium

A Wellness Symposium was held at the University of Tampa on November 5th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. UT recently formed a Wellness Committee devoted to making UT a healthy campus. The Symposium focused on programs including physical, spirtual, social, emothional , alcohol, gambling and drug related awaren...
by HCADA
Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Hillsborough County Kidfest Event
Replies: 0
Views: 7071

Hillsborough County Kidfest Event

Over 5,000 youth and adults participated in the 25th Annual Kidfest event on October 2, at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, Florida, Hillsborough County. A FCCG table was set up with the portable display disseminating FCCG brochures, literature, educational material and giveaways. The ta...
by HCADA
Mon Mar 08, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: GREAT START TO PGAW
Replies: 0
Views: 6105

GREAT START TO PGAW

Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance had a table set up at the St. Pete Times Forum before the Ligtning game on Saturday night. The goal was to educate the public about the warning signs of problem gambling and to promote the hotline through distributing FCCG material (newletters, pamplets) and pr...
by HCADA
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: NPGAW
Replies: 0
Views: 6578

NPGAW

Hillsborough County will be targeting problem gambling among college students for the PGAW. We will teach the dangers of compulsive gambling and have a display at the University of Tampa Vaughn Center. Also, materials have been requested for eight local agencies to disseminate during this week.
by HCADA
Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Week of Family Event - Hillsborough County
Replies: 0
Views: 42817

Week of Family Event - Hillsborough County

Family Kick off event at MOSI was held Nov 1. HCADA set up a booth with brochures and promotional items. Many people stopped by the booth asking questions about the helpline. Many had a friend or loved one affected by compulsive gambling. The event was well attended and with every promotional item t...
by HCADA
Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kidfest in Hillsborough County
Replies: 0
Views: 42575

Kidfest in Hillsborough County

A booth was set up by Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance at MOSI during Kidfest where 5,000 youth and adults came to participate in a full day of fun. Pamphlets, brochures and promotional items where distributed while interacting with adults and disseminating information on the hotline. This eve...