A Path to Recovery from Problem Gambling Posted On

Recovery from problem gambling is not only possible, but many people who once struggled with problem gambling have learned to enjoy peaceful, joyful lives free of gambling in recovery.  If one person can do it, then anyone can do it.  That doesn’t mean the path to recovery is easy, but anything worth having takes effort!… Read more »

Addiction Recovery Posted On

Did you know that gambling can become an addiction, just like alcohol and drugs?  People in recovery can be unaware of this and may simply transfer their addiction from one activity to another (i.e. drinking to gambling).  Gambling addiction and alcohol addiction hijack the same reward systems in the brain.  This is why the DSM-5… Read more »

Senior Citizens and Problem Gambling Posted On

It’s the final week of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, which is a time we hope you’ve spent helping raise awareness of problem gambling by having simple conversations with family, friends, and anyone else you feel comfortable speaking with.  The fifth and final week will be focused on raising awareness of problem gambling for senior citizens…. Read more »

Thankful after Thanksgiving Posted On

Thanksgiving has passed, and there were many things for everyone to be thankful for.  If you’re struggling with problem gambling, it may have been difficult finding things to be thankful for. There may have been family members who expressed unhappy feelings about your gambling. There may have been more past-due notices to remind you that… Read more »

Are you Struggling with Problem Gambling? Posted On

Are you struggling with Problem Gambling? What is the difference between a social gambling and a problem gambling?  It may be difficult to understand the difference between these different gambling classifications, but it’s actually quite simple once we break it down.  If you believe you,  or a loved one, may be struggling with problem gambling,… Read more »

Deciding to Enter into Recovery from Problem Gambling! Posted On

What is recovery? Recovery is the personal choice to make lifestyle changes for a better future.  Recovery can also seem like a dark and scary road, especially since those who face it usually haven’t been there before, but anything can seem scary before it’s conquered.  The road to recovery is paved with some changes in… Read more »