Problem Gambling Showing up at Work Posted On

We often talk about problem gambling as it relates to families. Of course we do, it is a family disease. But, that doesn’t mean that problem gambling isn’t affecting people and things outside of the family. When someone has a gambling problem, it is likely that their colleagues will recognize signs or be impacted by… Read more »

Parents of the Young Adult with a Gambling Problem Posted On

As parents, you are often the first to notice changes in your child’s behavior. Even if your child is actually a young adult now. Many young adults, especially males, are likely to be participating in sports betting, day trading, esports gambling and using in-game currency to gamble.  For some young adults, these types of gambling… Read more »

Recovery Month is Here! Posted On

Did you know that September is named as Recovery Month? Recovery Month is a national event intended to educate Americans that addiction and mental health services, including problem gambling, can enable those with a mental and/or addiction disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life.   Defining Recovery So, what does recovery really mean? Recovery is… Read more »

Memorial Day, Veterans and Problem Gambling Posted On

As Memorial Day approaches, citizens across the country are remembering those who have served and sacrificed their lives for the safety of our country. These individual servicemen and women can either be those that lost their lives in combat or those that lost their lives during a training accident. All of them have contributed to… Read more »

Prevention during Problem Gambling Awareness Month Posted On

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) and we want to spend some time discussing the importance of problem gambling prevention. Prevention is an important piece in helping to keep communities safe from problem gambling. It is important to prevent gambling from becoming problem gambling, to prevent problems from getting worse during treatment and to prevent… Read more »

Recovery Stigma Posted On

The month of September, Recovery Month, is a wonderful time to discuss the stigma associated with recovery from problem gambling.  Recovery stigma prohibits many people from getting the help they need. Problem gambling can be a huge elephant in the room.  Whether that elephant is someone unaware of their gambling problem, or someone secretly in recovery,… Read more »