No Scratch-Offs for Teens! Posted On

As the holidays are approaching, many people begin to scramble looking for different types of gifts to give to the people that they love. As people get more and more desperate, they may think of getting a scratch off ticket for a teen, especially to put in stockings and cards.   These gifts are meant for… Read more »

Recovery and Gam(bl)ing Posted On

Recovery Although the 2016 celebration of Recovery Month is behind us, we shouldn’t forget that recovery is every day!  Recovery can be an exciting time for everyone.  It can be a time of exploration into who you are, and a time to rebuild relationships with anyone who brings a positive experience into your life.  … Read more »

Youth Gambling Posted On

As we come to the end of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, it’s important to talk about where gambling may begin: youth.  68% of American youth between the ages of 14 and 21 have gambled, and these youth are at more than double the risk for developing problem gambling than the general population; the younger a… Read more »

Holiday Gifts: Don’t Give Children Lottery Tickets Posted On

The weather is colder, there are Christmas trees, menorahs and more in windows, the streets are lit up with strands of white lights, and people are already thinking about their New Year’s resolutions… what does this all mean? The holiday season is here! And for many people, holiday shopping is already underway. Did the children… Read more »

Back to School Success: Help Kids Stay Problem Gambling-Free Posted On

September always has a way of sneaking up on us! The back-to-school season is in full swing, with kids, teens and college students heading back to class. It can be an exciting time, as well as a stressful one. As you get ready to help your child go back to school, make time to talk… Read more »