Gambling and the 2014 FIFA World Cup

By Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling July 12, 2014 marked the beginning of the 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. Just like any major sporting event, such as the Super Bowl...

Gambling Disorder and Suicide

By Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling According to the National Council on Compulsive Gambling (NCPG), it is estimated that one in five people experiencing problems with gambling attempt suicide. This is about...

Training: PTSD and Problem Gambling

By Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling On Friday, June 6, 2014, Kay M. Johnson, LICSW, Private Practitioner, facilitated PTSD and Problem Gambling in Canton. Johnson covered a range of information about...

2014 GA Mini-Conference

by Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling On Saturday, May 31, 2014, several members of the Council attended the Annual GA Mini-Conference in Brockton, MA. The day-long event was filled with gratitude, support, and...