Problem Gambling and Mental Health Posted On

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  There is a strong connection between problem gambling and problems with mental health.  Understanding this connection, identifying warning signs and knowing where to get help is vital to preventing problems and getting support. Problem Gambling in NY Nearly 668,000 New Yorkers have experienced a gambling problem in the past… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Alcohol Awareness Posted On

April is Alcohol Awareness Month.  People who struggle with alcohol addiction may also be struggling with problem gambling.  Learn about the risks of gambling while in recovery from alcohol abuse and what you can do. Alcohol Abuse and Problem Gambling Problem gambling can be a devastating disorder for so many people.  Many times, gambling may not… Read more »

Helping A Colleague Posted On

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM).  For this year’s PGAM, we’re asking all professionals to be a resource and pay attention to the signs of problem gambling in colleagues.  It’s important to be a resource for those struggling with problem gambling.  As a resource, you could save someone’s life.  To be a resource, it’s… Read more »

Support When A Loved One Relapses Posted On

You may feel excitement when a loved one enter into recovery from problem gambling.  That excitement can quickly turn to negative feelings when they begin gambling again, or have a relapse.  Learn what you can do to support yourself and stay healthy when a loved one is struggling with problem gambling.  The New Year’s Resolution  If… Read more »

Gratitude To Avoid Problem Gambling Posted On

All holidays can act as a trigger for those in recovery from problem gambling.  The stress of the holidays and family relationships can be very difficult.  Additionally, during the Thanksgiving holiday, there may be a focus on professional sporting games taking place.  The trigger to gamble may be very difficult for those in recovery.  Focus on… Read more »

Free Time Can Trigger Problem Gambling Posted On

Free time can act as a trigger for those who are in recovery from problem gambling. It’s important to know how you’re time is spent, and how you can optimize your day to work for you instead of against you. Problem Gambling Problem gambling affects millions of people in the United States. Whether it’s the… Read more »