Recovery from Problem Gambling Posted On

As Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) continues, we want to embrace the importance of recovery. What is Recovery? Recovery is the journey that someone begins when they’ve decided to walk away from an addiction.  They start a new path of health and hope with the help of professionals and a supportive community. Recovery is a very exciting… Read more »

Treatment of Gambling Disorder Posted On

As we continue celebrating Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM), we would like to shed light on the importance of treatment. Individuals struggling with problem gambling may have come to a point where formal treatment is the best way to address their gambling problems. If individuals have screened positive for risk of gambling disorder, there are professionals trained… Read more »

Screening During PGAM Posted On

For Problem Gambling Awareness Month, we put special emphasis on screening. Screening for problem gambling is how we can identify individuals struggling and connect them to the help they need before their condition worsens.  People with gambling problems are likely struggling to maintain health relationships with loved ones, have difficulty prioritizing and holding employment and are… Read more »

Back To Basics – Problem Gambling Posted On

There is so much information about problem gambling. Sometimes, it can be confusing to cut through all the articles, research, social media posts and any other information. Sometimes, it’s important just to go back to basics. What is gambling? Gambling is to risk something of value on a game of chance in hopes of a… Read more »

Support at a Distance Posted On

Problem gambling can affect families in so many ways.  Supporting a loved one is difficult, but distance from one another can make it much harder.  Even with distance, identifying a gambling problem and showing support can be done well. Identifying A Problem Many of us live with some of the most important people in our… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Co-Occurring Disorders Posted On

We’re coming to the end of March, but continue to celebrate problem gambling awareness month by discussing possible co-occurring disorders. It’s important for everyone to know that problem gambling may not exist on its own. Problem gambling may be one of the mental health disorders that someone is struggling with, known as co-occurring disorders. Problem… Read more »