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 »

Alcohol Awareness And Gambling Disorder Posted On

April is Alcohol Awareness Month.  During this month, a special emphasis has been placed on raising awareness about alcohol use, addiction, treatment and recovery opportunities.  Having the conversation about problems from gambling during Alcohol Awareness Month is important because of the strong link between alcohol addiction (i.e. alcoholism) and gambling disorder. Drinking alcohol and gambling… Read more »

Problem Gambling Awareness Continues! Posted On

The 2018 Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) has been a huge success.  While partnering with agencies across NYS, and sharing resources across the US, we have seen a huge increase in public awareness of problem gambling. Significance of PGAM Problem Gambling Awareness Month is a dedicated time for professionals, and community members, to spend extra… Read more »