On September 15th, we held our 35th Annual Statewide Conference. This year, the theme was “The New Frontier in Gambling Treatment.” At the event, researchers, therapists, and doctors presented their findings and innovations in the study of disordered gambling and gambling problem help. At the CCGNJ, we work hard to stay on the cutting-edge of […]
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More and more seniors struggle with gambling addiction, including in the form of casino gambling in Atlantic City, online gambling at home or another form of betting, every day. Over the years, the retiree demographic has grown tremendously due to improvements in healthcare. The rate of seniors with gambling addiction has also increased and continues […]
Join us at the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey as we observe National Recovery Month. Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, leads the country in a month dedicated to spreading awareness and understanding of mental disorders and […]
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 […]
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 […]