Summer is for Recovery! Posted On

Summer is finally here, and it’s a great time to focus on recovery!  From walking a dog to planting a garden, many people are out and about doing outdoor summer activities .  This is the perfect opportunity to engage, or reengage, in activities that can change our lives and help us stay in recovery. “How can outdoor… Read more »

Gifts for Graduation Season Posted On

Graduation Gift Graduation season is underway, and many families want to support their loved ones as they graduate from school.  Many people want to be able to offer their support, in the form of money, as a graduation gift to help the graduate get off to a stronger start in their career and life.  It… Read more »

Older Americans Month and Problem Gambling Awareness Posted On

May is Older Americans Month; it’s a great time to reflect on the wonderful contributions older Americans have on our society.  As we reflect on this wonderful group of Americans, we also want to assist them in living the healthiest lives possible. Whether you consider yourself an older American or not, we all know someone… Read more »

Stress Awareness Month and Problem Gambling Posted On

As we come to the close of April, it’s important to recognize April as Stress Awareness Month and how it relates to problem gambling.  Stress awareness can be a huge help in a person’s recovery from gambling addiction, or their motivation to get help for their problem gambling. Stress can be a trigger for someone… Read more »

Problem Gambling Awareness Month Wrap-Up Posted On

The conclusion of March meant the conclusion of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and what a great month it was!  Prevention councils, treatment providers, community members, and citizens from across the country, shared news, research, resources, personal struggles, and inspirational recovery stories.  Of the many resources shared were the helplines from across the country.  For those… Read more »

Youth Gambling Posted On

As we come to the end of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, it’s important to talk about where gambling may begin: youth.  68% of American youth between the ages of 14 and 21 have gambled, and these youth are at more than double the risk for developing problem gambling than the general population; the younger a… Read more »