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Spring 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) filled its March calendar to the brim in observance of Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM). Our staff blanketed the state with an information campaign designed to confront a surge in problem gambling spurred largely by the advent of sports and online betting.

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Winter 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter 2022 edition of the Council Connection Newsletter. My name is Felicia Grondin and I was recently appointed as The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey’s (CCGNJ) new Executive Director. 

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Fall 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall 2021 edition of the Council Connection Newsletter. The Council just concluded our 39th Annual Conference entitled “Engaging our Communities: Collaboration for Healthy Community Partnerships”.

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Binge Eating and Problem Gambling: Does One Feed the Other?

Binge Eating and Problem Gambling: Does One Feed the Other?

Researchers are increasingly interested in the question of whether there is a link between problem gambling and binge eating. If someone struggles with a gambling problem, will they develop a…

Problem Gambling and Bipolar Disorder: Is There a Connection?

Problem Gambling and Bipolar Disorder: Is There a Connection?

Gambling is all about risk and reward. But what if a specific condition made you more likely to risk it all? Much like the connection between problem gambling and depression,…

Wrong Side of the Bet: How Does Gambling Affect Sleep?

Wrong Side of the Bet: How Does Gambling Affect Sleep?

Problem gambling affects millions of Americans. While young men are statistically more likely to develop a gambling problem, the risk is present for anyone, regardless of age or gender. 3788

Gambling and Drinking: A Long and Troubled History

Alcohol Awareness Month, which falls in April, comes on the heels of March’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The sequence may be coincidental, but given the longstanding ties between the two,…

The Link Between Gambling and Homelessness

The Link Between Gambling and Homelessness

At first blush, it seems obvious why there’s a connection between gambling and homelessness, but people shouldn’t be so quick to jump to a conclusion. When you dive deep into…

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