Support Healthy Choices in Youth Posted On

With summer on the horizon, youth will soon be out of school.  Without proper action, youth may choose to fill their time engaging in risky activities like gambling during their time off.  Let’s support youth and encourage healthy decision making by avoiding underage gambling.  Youths’ Development Youth, which includes school age and college aged youth, are… Read more »

Why Gambling Can Cause Problems for Older Americans Posted On

May is Older Americans Month.  This is an important time to think about the struggles that our older population goes through.  Older Americans and Gambling In recent years, it has become more and more accepted that our older Americans, or seniors, are gambling.  They’re gambling in record numbers on gambling trips to casinos, weekly visits… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Mental Health Posted On

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  There is a strong connection between problem gambling and problems with mental health.  Understanding this connection, identifying warning signs and knowing where to get help is vital to preventing problems and getting support. Problem Gambling in NY Nearly 668,000 New Yorkers have experienced a gambling problem in the past… Read more »

Problem Gambling Spring Cleaning Posted On

It’s time for spring cleaning.  While you’re looking in the deep, dark places of your home to remove clutter, it may be time to look into yourself.  This can be a great time to take your life in a new direction by seeking help for problem gambling. The Clutter of Problem Gambling Like dust, pet… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Alcohol Awareness Posted On

April is Alcohol Awareness Month.  People who struggle with alcohol addiction may also be struggling with problem gambling.  Learn about the risks of gambling while in recovery from alcohol abuse and what you can do. Alcohol Abuse and Problem Gambling Problem gambling can be a devastating disorder for so many people.  Many times, gambling may not… Read more »

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 »