Veterans Safety and Problem Gambling Posted On

They served our country to keep us safe.  Now let’s work together to keep them safe. Veterans are at a much greater risk for struggling with problem gambling than the general population.  One way we can show them appreciation for their service is to help keep them safe from addictions like gambling. Veterans and Civilian… Read more »

Media and Problem Gambling Posted On

Have you heard?  Media is everywhere!  Media literacy is integral to keeping yourself and your family safe from problem gambling. Our Lives and Media Media is can be found everywhere in our daily lives.  From advertisements on Facebook and TV commercials, to seeing logos on shirts, shoes and cars, media is everywhere.  Whatever feelings these advertisements… Read more »

Preparing Yourself for A Loved One’s Recovery Posted On

  The excitement of a loved one entering into recovery for problem gambling can feel overwhelming.  Knowing that they’re beginning to accept the need for change, feeling the hope for a new beginning, and the anxiety of not knowing what to expect, among many other feelings, may all happen at the same time.   What Does… Read more »

Supporting Loved Ones In Recovery Posted On

Recovery from problem gambling means major lifestyle changes that will affect the person in recovery and their loved ones.  These lifestyle changes may have a much larger impact on family and friends than most anticipate.  Learning to support the recovery of a loved one is important for their success. Recovery From Problem Gambling The basic… Read more »

Free Time Can Trigger Problem Gambling Posted On

Free time can act as a trigger for those who are in recovery from problem gambling. It’s important to know how you’re time is spent, and how you can optimize your day to work for you instead of against you. Problem Gambling Problem gambling affects millions of people in the United States. Whether it’s the… Read more »

Supporting Youth During Summer Posted On

We’re half way through the summer and youth may be running out of ideas to use their time.  Supporting youth is important during summer.  We need to make sure that our youth are participating in healthy activities and not deciding to try or continue risky activities like gambling.  Summer Time It’s mid summer, and youth may… Read more »