Stress Awareness Month and Problem Gambling Posted On

As we come to the close of April, it’s important to recognize April as Stress Awareness Month and how it relates to problem gambling.  Stress awareness can be a huge help in a person’s recovery from gambling addiction, or their motivation to get help for their problem gambling. Stress can be a trigger for someone… Read more »

Problem Gambling: Talking to Your Loved Ones Posted On

Problem gambling can reach far beyond the individual struggling with gambling.  Aside from financial consequences, problem gambling can lead to loss of trust and respect, and deteriorating relationships.  Problem gambling can affect our mental and physical health, leading to depression, anxiety, respiratory problems, and migraines, to name a few.  Problem gambling can even lead a person… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Mental Health Posted On

When many of us think about problem gambling, we are often drawn to the one obvious negative consequence – financial struggle.  It’s time we start talking about the elephant in the room – the connection between mental health and problem gambling.  No one is really sure which came first, but there are strong connections between problem gambling… Read more »

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Posted On

What is Problem Gambling Awareness Month? Problem Gambling Awareness Month is a time to pay special attention to the issues around problem gambling, and ways to get help for those who are suffering from the effects of problem gambling.  Problem gambling affects everyone; from the person who struggles with problem gambling, to their families who… Read more »

Problem Gambling Awareness Posted On

There has been a lot of discussion about whether or not daily fantasy sports is legally defined as gambling.  The bottom line is that daily fantasy sports, just like gambling, is meant to be a form of entertainment.  Not every gambler struggles with problem gambling, but every problem gambler struggles with their addiction, and it… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Recovery from Gambling Addiction Posted On

Happy New Year, everyone!  The time has come for many resolutions to begin.  Unfortunately, many people lose sight of their resolutions before the end of January, and if your resolution has anything to do with recovery from gambling addiction, then you want to make sure to stay on track. The first thing to keep in… Read more »