Gambling is considered an invisible addiction. There are no smells or track marks that are easily identifiable. There are no blood tests, urine screens or hair follicles to detect gambling disorders. Gambling Disorder is officially classified by the American Psychiatric Association as an addiction, though gambling problems can easily be camouflaged as ordinary and unremarkable […]
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The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) proudly supports the New Jersey Lottery as they renew their vow to promote responsible play and spread awareness of New Jersey gambling law. On August 16th, the NJ Lottery held an event with the CCGNJ at an ACME in Hamilton Square, NJ, where they announced the […]
At the CCGNJ, we take great pride in our work. Our dedication to educating the public about gambling addiction and providing support, treatment and hope to problem gamblers manifests in many ways: Our confidential, 24/7 gambling help hotline, events that we host to spread awareness, and resources available both online and throughout the state, to […]
Friday, September 15th, 2017, is the official date of our 35th Annual Statewide Conference on Disordered Gambling, and we couldn’t be more excited to invite you to mark your calendar. Each year, we at CCGNJ invite professionals in the gambling industry who are dedicated to responsible gaming, as well as treatment professionals invested in their […]
A loved one struggling with a gambling problem may seem fine on the surface, but look deeper, and you might realize that their casino gambling in Atlantic City has gotten out of control. Here are a few of the biggest warning signs that your loved one may need help: Whether you or a loved one […]