Recovery Is Possible Posted On

Recovery can be an amazing experience for the person struggling with problem gambling, and loved ones affected by their gambling. Recovery can spark great things.  It can spark stronger connections with family, discovery (or rediscovery) of interests and new and exciting purposes in life! Can People Recover from Problem Gambling? Absolutely!  Recovery from problem gambling is not only… Read more »

Empty Nest and Problem Gambling Posted On

As the summer comes to a close, youth may be leaving the home.  For many parents this is a time their youth are going off to college, moving to start a new job, or getting their own place to start a family.  Whatever the reason, some parents may struggle with empty nest syndrome, which can… Read more »

Support Healthy Choices in Youth Posted On

With summer on the horizon, youth will soon be out of school.  Without proper action, youth may choose to fill their time engaging in risky activities like gambling during their time off.  Let’s support youth and encourage healthy decision making by avoiding underage gambling.  Youths’ Development Youth, which includes school age and college aged youth, are… Read more »

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 »