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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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The Top Problem Gambling Recovery Books

The Top Problem Gambling Recovery Books

When gambling becomes more than just a fun pastime, it can wreak havoc on your finances and relationships. If you feel like your urge to gamble has gotten out of…

Does Gambling Withdrawal Have Physical Symptoms?

Does Gambling Withdrawal Have Physical Symptoms?

When you hear the word “withdrawal,” you immediately associate it with drugs or alcohol. Withdrawal represents the vital first step in the recovery process, flushing the toxins from your system…

Is It a Gambling “Problem” if You Keep Winning?

Is It a Gambling “Problem” if You Keep Winning?

Problem gambling can ruin your life. But is your gambling disorder still a problem if you always seem to come out on top? Even if you’re a “winning” gambler, the…

Is Bingo a Form of Gambling?

Is Bingo a Form of Gambling?

Legally, bingo has been given the classification of gambling. However, this does not mean playing bingo in social settings is illegal. In fact, whether bingo is considered permissible depends on…

Do Gambling Urges Go Away?

Do Gambling Urges Go Away?

When you stop gambling, you may notice that your urge to place bets or go to your local casino becomes severely intense. It can almost feel painful to resist your…

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