Families and Problem Gambling Posted On

As Problem Gambling Awareness Month continues, we’d like to put special emphasis on supporting families. Problem gambling does not affect just the person who struggles with gambling problems.  It also affects at least 10 of the closest people to the person struggling with their gambling. This usually includes family. Families and Problem Gambling Many families know… 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 »

Youth Gaming and Gambling: What We Can Do Posted On

There is a growing number of parents and community leaders with curiosities and worries about young gamers.  Many people are asking if their youth is just playing a game, or actively gambling.  This can feel troubling, but we’ll break it down and offer some tips. Youth and Gaming Youth who enjoy gaming do so for… Read more »

Gaming and Gambling: What is it? Posted On

There is a growing number of people with curiosities about gaming and gambling.  They’re asking questions about whether their loved one is gambling while gaming and wondering if gaming is a safe activity.  This can be confusing, but we can break it down together. What is Gaming? Gaming is referred to as “playing electronic games,… 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 »

College and Problem Gambling Posted On

The summer is coming to an end and students are moving on to their next level of education, which may be college.  Going off to college is an amazing time of growth, learning and self-exploration.  Learning about all the world may have to offer shows many youths how limitless life can be.  With this feeling… Read more »