National Prevention Week is an initiative of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) held each year in May to remind the public of the many important mental health and substance abuse issues facing Americans.
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is taking part in Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing insight on mental illness and offering assistance to individuals and families in New Jersey in need.
Disordered gambling often affects more than just the individual gambler. Family members (primarily spouses and children) suffer greatly from their loved one’s gambling problems. If you or someone you know has a family member struggling with illegal sports betting near the Meadowlands area of NJ or anywhere else, contact us today at 800-GAMBLER for help. […]
Gamblers Anonymous is a community that helps others recover from a life plagued by disordered gambling. By sharing experiences, strength, and hope, members strive to empower each other to take back their lives from problem gambling. If you or a loved one needs help with a gambling disorder or alcohol disorder (also called “addiction”) in […]
According to an article published by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, only 10% of people with a gambling disorder actually seek help or treatment for their problem. Why aren’t more problem gamblers seeking help for their disorder? The answer, as research from the ANU Centre for Gambling Research suggests, is that problems gamblers […]