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¡FELIZ MES NACIONAL DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA! (HAPPY NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH)

¡FELIZ MES NACIONAL DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA!  (HAPPY NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH).  The way we celebrated Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month 2020 was very different from previous celebrations.  Virtual events ranging from panel discussions highlighting the vastness of Latino culture and achievements, to salsa and bachata performances and lessons being taught via zoom, have been just incredible.  […]

800-Gambler 30 Hour Virtual Training Course

30-Hour Gambling Training Among the first in the U.S.. Self-paced. Meets requirement of IGCCB – International Gambling Counselor Certification Board for training for: ICOGS – International Co-Occurring Gambling Specialist to take ICGC (International Certified Gambling Counselor) examination Normally $475… NOW $400! (Introductory priced until 10/31/2020) FREE for New Jersey residents!(Contact Ken@800gambler.org or any member of the CCGNJ […]

INTERNET GAMBLING and COVID-19

Gambling has remained active even during coronavirus (Covid-19) even though casinos were closed for months in New Jersey due to the availability of internet gambling in New Jersey. The Council would like to know the extent to which internet gambling activity has increased during this pandemic.This survey would help us greatly understand how we can better serve those who are dealing with problems gambling and their […]

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Can Meditation Help Aid Gambling Recovery?

Meditation is a technique that many people incorporate into their daily lives to help them cope with stress. Its increasing popularity is likely not only a result of its effectiveness, but also that it is a drug-free therapy anyone can perform without any special equipment. Today, we examine whether meditation and mindfulness practices can be […]