From the Executive Director “THE NEW FRONTIER IN GAMBLING TREATMENT” I would like to extend a personal invitation to everyone reading the Council Connection to attend our 35th annual Statewide Gambling Conference. The theme of this year’s event is ‘The new frontier in gambling treatment’. This is a great opportunity for like-minded people to get […]
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Gambling at casinos in Atlantic City has become a problem for people of all ages, but mainly among the elderly. Their marketing is focused toward this demographic and they try to create a seductive environment with bright lights, food and drink perks, and bus trips to the casinos pose a dangerous environment for some people. […]
The workplace is a common source of stress for many people. Long hours, deadlines, fussy bosses, heavy workloads, irritating coworkers and more can contribute to an employee feeling stressed out. It can even lead to depression or addictions like problem gambling at casinos in AC. But there are methods to alleviate said stress and promote […]
On a recent edition of the Emmy award-winning Another Thing with Larry Mendte, Neva Pryor, the Executive Director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, came in for an interview. Gambling is not a new issue, and neither is addiction. But you’d be surprised about how gambling has evolved over the years and […]
A gambling addiction is dangerous on its own, but when you couple it with a dependency on alcohol, it can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, the combination is way too common. In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is taking some time to focus on the connection between problem […]