Telling Your Parents About Your Gambling Addiction Posted On

No matter how old you are, telling your parent or parents about your gambling addiction can be intimidating. As we grow up, telling parents anything good or bad can cause us to worry. You might be concerned they won’t be as happy for your good news as you are, critical of your big decisions, or… Read more »

Couples & Problem Gambling: Recovering Together Posted On

Couples share a lot. They share bills, they share property, they share schedules, and they share responsibilities… The list can go on and on! Unfortunately, couples also share the consequences of a gambling addiction when gambling begins to affect the decisions and actions of one of the individuals. In KnowTheOdd’s ebook, “The Real Faces of… Read more »

Problem Gambling & Latino Communities Posted On

Gambling addiction affects people all over the world regardless of their age, ethnicity or income. In Latino communities, problem gambling causes serious consequences for many individuals who are reluctant to seek treatment and support. We need to raise awareness of problem gambling within Latino communities, and make sure people know that resources are available to… Read more »

Raising Awareness of Problem Gambling in Communities with New Casinos Posted On

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, a majority of New York state voters approved a constitutional amendment allowing up to seven commercially operated casinos to be operated. The first four casinos are expected to open in three upstate NY locations including the Catskills, the Capital Region and the Southern Tier. As new opportunities to gamble will… Read more »

Problem Gambling & Kids: Adolescent Brain Development Posted On

We protect our kids from a lot of dangers. We teach them about the consequences of drinking, and why they shouldn’t smoke. We teach them about talking to strangers and who to go to for help when they need it. When they reach an appropriate age, we talk to them about their changing bodies and… Read more »