In historical terms, the medical community has only recently recognized disordered gambling as a condition on par with other behavioral disorders, like substance use disorders. In the past, even the most enlightened medical professionals might have seen an individual’s inability to stop betting for sports in Atlantic City as a “failure of character.” Now, thanks […]
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Disordered gambling can be a difficult topic to broach even with friends and loved ones. How, then, can entire communities open up the conversation? If communities rally together to foster an awareness and understanding of this behavioral disorder, they can even help decrease the rate of disordered gambling overall. At the Council, we have found […]
At the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ), we pay close attention to developments that affect how, when, and where America gambles. At the moment, the country may be in a position to make some monumental choices concerning legalized sports betting across the country. New legislation concerning this form of gambling could have […]
Those grappling with a gambling problem in Monmouth, NJ, or somewhere else in the state, can have a negative impact on the community as a whole. Problem gambling can lead to substance abuse, financial issues, or even criminal activity like theft or embezzlement. Watch the following video to find out more about how detrimental disordered […]
For everyone from office workers in Monmouth to seniors in Atlantic City, gambling on March Madness is an annual tradition. Learn more about the betting phenomenon surrounding the yearly NCAA college basketball tournament below. For help with problem gambling and alcohol use disorder (also called “alcohol addiction”) in Freehold and elsewhere in New Jersey, contact […]