Recovery for Partners Posted On

When we talk about gambling addiction and recovery, we recognize that it is a family disease. Partners and spouses are greatly impacted by their loved ones’ problematic gambling. If your partner has a gambling problem, then so do you. You are likely feeling anger and frustrated or fearful. Partners of a person with a gambling… Read more »

September is Recovery Month Posted On

Happy Recovery Month! September is Recovery Month and we’d like to shed light on the positive experience of recovery from problem gambling. Since problem gambling is often a “hidden addiction,” we need to make it our high priority to talk about, educate, prevent, and screen for problem gambling. Recovery from Problem Gambling Recovery is the… Read more »

Gambling Disorder – Mental Illness Posted On

As march continues, so do does our focus on Problem Gambling Awareness Month. We want to share the importance of learning more about problem gambling as a mental health diagnosable disorder and connecting people in need to care. Importance of Raising Awareness Even with all the hard work of the many professionals and agencies across New York… Read more »

Tools for Problem Gambling Recovery Posted On

The journey of recovery from problem gambling can be an amazing experience. There will be challenges, barriers and pitfalls along the way.  Learn some ways and tools to prepare for and avoid many of these obstructions to recovery. Learning About Yourself Anyone taking on a new endeavor will need to know as much as they can.  Learning about problem… Read more »

Is Your Loved One In Recovery From Problem Gambling? Posted On

Congrats!  A loved one choosing to enter into recovery from problem gambling has taken their first step to change their life.  During this time, your loved one may experience many positive emotions as they find trust in their support, hope for their future and enthusiasm for the journey.  All these feelings can create a sense… 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 »