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 »

Stress During the Holiday Season Posted On

The holidays are meant to bring joy as family and friends come together to celebrate, reminisce, and create new memories.  Although the holidays are a joyous time, many people struggle with stress and anxiety as the holidays approach.  Though stress is not good for anyone, stress is especially dangerous for people in recovery, as stress… Read more »

Holiday Preparation Posted On

As the holiday season draws near, many people are scurrying about trying to come up with holiday gift ideas.  For those who give cards, or stuff stockings, sometimes it seems easy, and harmless, to throw in a scratch-off, but “harmless” is certainly not the case. Concerning youth, 17 years and younger, offering scratch-offs could lead… Read more »

Gratitude in Recovery Posted On

During the Thanksgiving holiday, we all heard about how important it is to be thankful for what we have.  But did you know that gratitude can actually help along the road to recovery.  To be grateful doesn’t mean comparing your life against others, but, instead, shifting the focus on appreciating the things we have in… Read more »

What is “Problem Gambling”? Posted On

We often get the question, what really is “problem gambling”?  It may seem like a vague, confusing term, but in reality, it’s fairly simple: Problem gambling is when your gambling activities cause a problem in yours, or someone else’s, life. Many people gamble socially and never experience problems due to their gambling.  You may have… Read more »