Posts Tagged "#COVID_19"

FCCG Annual Report Reveals Striking Impacts of COVID-19 on Those Suffering from Gambling Addiction

Oct 26 2020

Sanford, FL: Today, the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) released its FY 2019-2020 Annual Report of its statewide 24-hour Problem Gambling Confidential…

What Will the Football Season Look Like During the Pandemic? It’s a Good Time to Pause and Reflect on Sports Betting.

Aug 18 2020

As the world aims to catch a glimpse of normality, this year has been unlike any other. Many are on their toes…

With Gambling Addiction, Getting Rid of the “I Could Haves and Should Haves” Starts with Reaching Out for Help

Jul 14 2020

The blame game? Have you ever played it? Felt it? Do you know it? It comes along the lines of blaming yourself…

As Florida’s Gambling Venues Reopen, Prevention of Problem Gambling Needs to be Top-of-Mind

Jun 24 2020

While we are all still navigating our new normal , Florida’s gambling facilities are starting to reopen with new safety measures, including…

When Tensions are This High, Unplugging Should Sound Nice

Jun 16 2020

So far, 2020 has presented our society and the world with challenges that were unthinkable in the recent past. Not only that…

Florida’s 888-ADMIT-IT Problem Gambling HelpLine Data Reveals Callers in Crisis Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 26 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 26, 2020CONTACT: Jennifer Kruse, Executive Director, Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling(407) 865-6200, gamblinghelp.org Sanford, FL: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues…

Moving Forward with the Spirit of Those Who Gave All

May 25 2020

First and foremost, the FCCG would like to pass on gratitude for those that gave ALL to support our freedoms and way…

This May, Mental Health Month is More Important Than Ever

May 12 2020

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) would like to spread a message of peace, harmony, and well wishes to those who…

Older Americans Month: Resources for Coping with Problem Gambling and a Pandemic

May 01 2020

May is Older Americans Month[1], and the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) has been and always will committed to helping our…

Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence in Times of Crisis

Apr 24 2020

These are trying times – not only for Floridians, but for people around the globe.  Being isolated and in “lockdown mode” can…