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 »

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 »

Supporting Dad on Father’s Day Posted On

Father’s Day is around the corner.   This is a day that many use as an opportunity to show gratitude for men’s commitment to being great parents.  This day may also serve as a great opportunity to help any father who may be struggling with problem gambling. Men’s Struggle with Problem Gambling Different from youth, women… Read more »

Supporting Older Americans Posted On

May is Older Americans month, which is a great time to pay special attention to our aging loved ones and how they spend their time.  Many older Americans are spending more time than the average American engaging in gambling activities.  It’s important for everyone to understand the risks these older Americans face with gambling and… Read more »