A New Years Resolution: Help For Problem Gambling Posted On

A New Year’s resolution to get help for problem gambling is a great way to start the year, and a new chapter in your life. Problems from Gambling  Problems from gambling can feel overwhelming.  These problems extend far beyond the weekly struggle with income.  Some problems from gambling can include: Financial debt; Struggles in a… Read more »

Avoiding Holiday Triggers Posted On

For loved ones struggling with problem gambling, the stress of the holidays can be a trigger for gambling. Therefore, understanding their holiday triggers, and knowing ways to avoid, them is a great way to help them begin or maintain their recovery from problem gambling during the holiday season.  Stress and Problem Gambling Stress from the holidays… 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 »

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 »