Problem Gambling: Talking to Your Loved Ones Posted On

Problem gambling can reach far beyond the individual struggling with gambling.  Aside from financial consequences, problem gambling can lead to loss of trust and respect, and deteriorating relationships.  Problem gambling can affect our mental and physical health, leading to depression, anxiety, respiratory problems, and migraines, to name a few.  Problem gambling can even lead a person… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Mental Health Posted On

When many of us think about problem gambling, we are often drawn to the one obvious negative consequence – financial struggle.  It’s time we start talking about the elephant in the room – the connection between mental health and problem gambling.  No one is really sure which came first, but there are strong connections between problem gambling… Read more »

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Posted On

What is Problem Gambling Awareness Month? Problem Gambling Awareness Month is a time to pay special attention to the issues around problem gambling, and ways to get help for those who are suffering from the effects of problem gambling.  Problem gambling affects everyone; from the person who struggles with problem gambling, to their families who… Read more »

Problem Gambling: Reaching Out For Help Posted On

If you’re a person struggling with gambling, and you’re reading this, you may have come to believe that your gambling is no longer for fun and entertainment.  You may think that your gambling is causing problems in your life and you’d like to find out if you have a problem, and, wondering what you can… Read more »

Just Another Sunday Posted On

There’s a lot of hype building around the upcoming Super Bowl, but if you’re in recovery, this could mean big problems.  For those in recovery from problem gambling, watching the big game can be like someone in recovery from alcohol addiction entering a bar; it’s just better to avoid the situation. Well, you may be thinking,… Read more »

Problem Gambling Awareness Posted On

There has been a lot of discussion about whether or not daily fantasy sports is legally defined as gambling.  The bottom line is that daily fantasy sports, just like gambling, is meant to be a form of entertainment.  Not every gambler struggles with problem gambling, but every problem gambler struggles with their addiction, and it… Read more »