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WEB LETTER: How NFT & Cryptocurrency Trading Can Be Just Another Form of Gambling

Are you familiar with the new “investment” rage of Non-Fungible Token (NFT) and cryptocurrency trading? NFT day trading, cryptocurrency day trading, and stock market day trading have more in common with slot machines, poker, and sports betting than you might think. They all involve the act of risking something of value on an activity that…
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WEB LETTER: The Importance of Loving Yourself on the Path to Recovery

January is self-love month and what a great way to start the new year! You might make a resolution for yourself as a way to begin to take better care of yourself mentally, physically, intentionally, and authentically. By taking better care of yourself, YOU feel better, more positive, and stronger to take on anything that…
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Mental Health Awareness Month is a Time to Remember Gambling Addiction

May 1-31, 2022 is Mental Health Awareness Month and the theme this year is Back to Basics, which is appropriate considering so many Americans have been struggling with mental health difficulties since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, not to mention everything going on in the world around us today. The years 2020 and 2021…
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In Recognition of Mother’s Day – Make Amends

Mother’s Day is approaching on Sunday, May 8th, and for many of us, it provides an opportunity to reflect on our relationships with our mothers. In some cases, this is not an easy task. While many of us may turn to our mothers for comfort and guidance, for others, our relationships with our mothers are…
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This Valentine’s Day, Start With Loving Yourself

February 14th is Valentine’s Day, which is typically celebrated by sharing your love and affection for someone else.  However, what we often fail to realize is that if we do not love ourselves, it is difficult to experience true happiness.  “Learning how to self-love is important to living happier and healthier in every aspect of…
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888-ADMIT-IT HelpLine Breaks New Ground with Online Support Program to Help Problem Gamblers in Partnership with Seminole Tribe of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2021 CONTACT: Jennifer Kruse, (407) 865-6200 As technology changes how we gamble, support programs offered for those with gambling problems are also evolving with new and innovative solutions. SANFORD, Fla. — The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is launching a new, no-cost Online Program for Problem Gamblers (OPPG), created…
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Las Estrategias de Prevención del Juego Desordenado son Esenciales para Quienes se Están Recuperando del Problema de Juego

La realidad es que recuperarse de una adicción al juego puede ser difícil debido a las estrategias de marketing y publicidad destacadas para una amplia gama de oportunidades de juego. También es cierto que los recordatorios de juegos de apuestas son evidentes cuando uno va a comprar alimentos, cuando uno esta poniendo gasolina, esta navegando…
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Disordered Gambling Relapse Prevention Strategies are Essential for Those in Recovery

The reality is that recovering from a gambling addiction can be difficult given prominent advertising and marketing strategies for a wide range of gambling opportunities. It is also true that gambling reminders are readily apparent when going grocery food shopping, stopping for gas at a convenient store, browsing the internet, or driving on a Florida…
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Celebrating a Newfound Independence – Healing One Day at a Time

“…the FCCG is embracing its new framework, “Healing One Day at a Time” because the truth is that healing is a process that takes time, so it is essential that we remind ourselves and others that it is never too late to start the path to recovery, one day at a time.” On July 4th,…
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Embracing Forgiveness Can Positively Change Your Life

Health studies show that people who are willing to forgive themselves and others are happier and healthier than those who hold resentments. It can often be difficult for problem gamblers to ask for forgiveness because they do not feel worthy of it, experience deep levels of shame, regret, and sadness caused by their actions, offenses,…
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