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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
Replies: 0
Views: 138

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: 290

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: 328

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: 7
Views: 16523

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: 551

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...
by Administrator
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
Replies: 0
Views: 577

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
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Views: 484

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: 7
Views: 16523

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: 573

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: 1476

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: 574

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: 6728

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: 933

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: 798

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: 1495

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...