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 »

Preventing Problem Gambling Posted On

Many people are getting a great deal of information about the problems caused by problem gambling.  They may have learned about people’s stories on the news, they may have viewed statistics about problem gambling, but they still may not know what to do, asking themselves, “how can I help in preventing problem gambling?” Why Prevent… Read more »

Options for Recovery from Problem Gambling Posted On

If you’re struggling with problems from gambling, you’re not alone.  Problem gambling affects millions of people and their loved ones.  If you’re struggling with problem gambling, you have many options to help you get your life back on track. Identifying the Problem To keep things simple, we define problem gambling as any time gambling causes… Read more »