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 »

Problem Gambling in the Work Place Posted On

Problem gambling can happen anywhere and affect anyone.  The work place is no exception.  Problem gambling is a work place problem, but you can actively help colleagues and improve the work atmosphere. Problems in the Work Place The work place is intended to be a place of production.  In an ideal world, everyone would come… Read more »

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month Posted On

During the month of March, many community, statewide and national agencies will be working together to raise awareness about problem gambling and where to get help.  Defining Problem Gambling Problem Gambling refers to any time gambling causes problems in someone’s life.   Gambling problems can feel overwhelming, such as financial difficulties, troubled relationships with loved ones,… Read more »

Problem Gambling after the Big Game Posted On

The Big Game is behind us.  As a loved one to someone struggling with problem gambling, how do you feel?  How has your family been affected by gambling during this time of year? This game may have intensified the negative consequences of a loved one’s gambling.   There are things you can do to reduce the… Read more »

A New Years Resolution: Help For Problem Gambling Posted On

A New Year’s resolution to get help for problem gambling is a great way to start the year, and a new chapter in your life. Problems from Gambling  Problems from gambling can feel overwhelming.  These problems extend far beyond the weekly struggle with income.  Some problems from gambling can include: Financial debt; Struggles in a… Read more »

Healthy Holiday Gifting Posted On

Did you know that gambling opportunities like scratch-offs are not a healthy gift for kids?  Gambling at a young age puts youth at risk for other risky behaviors, and it all start with the brain.  The Young Brain The brains of youth are not fully developed until they reach the age of 25.  It’s during… Read more »