Creating A Safe Work Place Posted On

As part of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, we have been highlighting problem gambling in the work place.  Problem gambling can negatively affect the work place.  There are steps you can take to keep your work environment safe from gambling related problems. Problems At Work Many people choose to gamble while at work.  Whether it’s bringing a scratch-off… Read more »

Problem Gambling in the Work Place Posted On

Problem gambling can happen anywhere and affect anyone.  The work place is no exception.  Problem gambling is a work place problem, but you can actively help colleagues and improve the work atmosphere. Problems in the Work Place The work place is intended to be a place of production.  In an ideal world, everyone would come… Read more »

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 »