APTPG - Professionals Assembled to Address Clinical
Issues and Treatment Solutions for Compulsive Gambling Problems
Dear APTPG Friends and
We have exciting news to share! Starting Saturday, March
11, 2023, our meetings will once again be held at the NJ Law Center. Please view our flyer for important details, and the schedule for the inext in-person/hybrid
To allow for planning and breakfast preparation, we must
know how many to expect at the in-person meeting. Please RSVP per directions on the flyer, indicating if you will attend in person or on Zoom. We are looking forward to seeing you!
Our Next Meeting will be held virtually on
November 11, 2023, at 9 AM
informational flyer, click here
Topic: "The Hidden War:; Problem Gambling Among
Presentor: Jonathan Crandall, BSW, CRPA, VSR.
New York Council on Problem Gambling
(2 CADC/LCADC/ICGC renewal credit hours -
Please contact George Mladenetz at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in
attending but did not receive the Zoom link.
BEST WISHES TO BILL KANE UPON HIS RETIREMENT
AND MANY THANKS FOR HIS ASSISTANCE TO PERSONS IN RECOVERY!
The A.P.T.P.G. meeting on September 12, 2020, 9AM-12 PM was
Topic: "Tobacco: Historic Trends and Treatment Issues"
Presentor: Dana Lugassy, LCSW. LCADC, CTTS
(2 CADC/LCADC renewal credit hours
At 11:30 EDT, we held a special awards presentation.Our first
award was to Honorable Judge Cheryl Moss, the first judge to preside over Nevada's first Gambling Treatment Diversion Court. We honored her with an award in cooperation with CCGNJ (Council on
Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey) and NJLAP (New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program). The 2019 Tony Milillo award recipient, Dana Lugassy,
LCSW, LCADC, CTTS, and the 2020 Tony Milillo award recipient, Fran Gizzi LCSW, C-CATODSW, ICGC-2, also were recognized.
NOW AVAILABLE - "GAMBLING IN THE MILITARY" - Be sure to read
the article by Al Gesregan on a hidden issue that is now starting to receive attention.
Please see our Resources and Information Page
Please read our Five (5) part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling
Treatment Issues". Part 1 addresses the Crisis Stage of a gambling disorder. Part 2 deals with the role money plays in the life of an addicted gambler. Part 3 discusses social and psychological losses that accompany abstinence, and Part 4 addresses grief associated with
cessation of gambling. The final part discusses the "magical thinking" of the compulsive gambler.
Available on APTPG's Resources and Information Page - Click Here!
*** In Memoriam
1953 - 2018
1938 - 2018
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of two of our long time members. They will be lovingly remembered by all those who came
in contact with them.