Support When A Loved One Relapses Posted On

You may feel excitement when a loved one enter into recovery from problem gambling.  That excitement can quickly turn to negative feelings when they begin gambling again, or have a relapse.  Learn what you can do to support yourself and stay healthy when a loved one is struggling with problem gambling.  The New Year’s Resolution  If… Read more »

Gratitude To Avoid Problem Gambling Posted On

All holidays can act as a trigger for those in recovery from problem gambling.  The stress of the holidays and family relationships can be very difficult.  Additionally, during the Thanksgiving holiday, there may be a focus on professional sporting games taking place.  The trigger to gamble may be very difficult for those in recovery.  Focus on… Read more »

Free Time Can Trigger Problem Gambling Posted On

Free time can act as a trigger for those who are in recovery from problem gambling. It’s important to know how you’re time is spent, and how you can optimize your day to work for you instead of against you. Problem Gambling Problem gambling affects millions of people in the United States. Whether it’s the… Read more »

Supporting Youth During Summer Posted On

We’re half way through the summer and youth may be running out of ideas to use their time.  Supporting youth is important during summer.  We need to make sure that our youth are participating in healthy activities and not deciding to try or continue risky activities like gambling.  Summer Time It’s mid summer, and youth may… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Suicide Ideation Posted On

Did you know that nearly 50% of people struggling with gambling disorder have thoughts of suicide?  Therefore, someone who knows two people struggling with “repeated problematic gambling behavior that causes significant problems or distress” (APA) likely knows at least one who may have thoughts about suicide.  Problem gambling affects millions of Americans, and we’re looking… Read more »

Do I Need Help Because Of My Gambling? Posted On

There have been great efforts to reduce the stigma for getting help with problem gambling.  That’s because people deserve the opportunity to improve their lives by receiving the proper help for their gambling problem.  Every day people, who were haunted by their gambling, are getting the help they need to live happier, more fulfilling lives.     Do I need help because of my gambling?  If you’re asking yourself… Read more »