Financial issues are often the first outward sign of problem gambling. When a person loses control of their gambling, they will continue to spend increasingly larger amounts of money attempting to win back their losses (and often without success). Financial consequences of problem gambling include: Overdue bills Maxed out credit cards / Denial of credit…
Hot off the press it’s the latest edition of CCPG E-News, featuring a Problem Gambling Awareness Month recap, advocacy update and upcoming problem gambling webinars. Click link to view: https://conta.cc/3dYe8oN
Infographic: Problem Gambling Not Only Affects Your Wallet, It Can Affect Your Health Too. Courtesy of our friends at DMHAS Problem Gambling Services.
With many regular Gamblers Anonymous meetings cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there are some conference call meetings available for GA members. See the link below for more information. https://ctwmaga.org/news
As we begin to adapt to a temporary lifestyle change, it is important to consider the impact on problem gamblers. Here are some tips for coping with gambling urges.
Join us on Thursday, March 26, 2020 for a Problem Gambling Awareness Month Community Impact Lunch at UCFS Healthcare in Norwich. We’ll be featuring moving stories of recovery, a student-created problem gambling PSA, and resources for help in Connecticut. This event is free and open to the public. See flyer for RSVP info.
Join us on Thursday, March 12, 2020 for a Problem Gambling Awareness Month Forum at Southern Connecticut State University. We’ll be featuring moving stories of recovery and resources for help in Connecticut. This event is free and open to the public. See flyer for RSVP info.
Join us on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 for a Problem Gambling Awareness Month Breakfast Forum at the Best Western Hotel in North Haven. We’ll have a legislative update on sports betting, moving stories of recovery, and a student-created PSA on problem gambling. Breakfast will be served and local resources for prevention, treatment, and recovery…
Join us on Thursday, March 5, 2020 for a Problem Gambling Awareness Month Ice Cream Social at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. We’ll be highlighting regional youth PSAs on problem gambling, as well as resources for prevention, treatment and recovery in Connecticut. See flyer for more info.