Summer Youth Gambling Prevention Posted On

Summer is approaching and the kids will soon be home. Unlike school days, youth will have a lot of extra time on their hands that could be used for good choices or for poor choices. This time of year, when youth have so much time on their hands, is when many youth begin choosing to participate… 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 »

Help And Support For Mothers Posted On

Mother’s Day is a great time to give special attention to our mothers.  A majority of Americans have spent a substantial portion of their lives around their mothers, which is why an adult child can act as the best point-person to discuss problems that may be related to a mother’s gambling. Although we all like… 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 After The Madness Fades Posted On

March was Problem Gambling Awareness Month, which regularly follows one of the biggest football games of the year and falls in the same month as college basketball’s madness championship tournament.  Regardless of what news or research article you read, you’ll find that tens of millions of dollars are spent betting on these sporting events nationwide…. Read more »