Problem Gambling- Helping A Neighbor Posted On

  It’s mid-summer and hopefully everyone is enjoying time together.  With an endless supply of festivals, fairs, block parties, pool parties and nights by a fire, we spend so much time with our loved ones and our neighbors.  It’s these relationships that can save an individual and their loved ones from the struggles of problem… Read more »

Is Your Loved One In Recovery From Problem Gambling? Posted On

Congrats!  A loved one choosing to enter into recovery from problem gambling has taken their first step to change their life.  During this time, your loved one may experience many positive emotions as they find trust in their support, hope for their future and enthusiasm for the journey.  All these feelings can create a sense… 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 »

Why Gambling Can Cause Problems for Older Americans Posted On

May is Older Americans Month.  This is an important time to think about the struggles that our older population goes through.  Older Americans and Gambling In recent years, it has become more and more accepted that our older Americans, or seniors, are gambling.  They’re gambling in record numbers on gambling trips to casinos, weekly visits… 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 Spring Cleaning Posted On

It’s time for spring cleaning.  While you’re looking in the deep, dark places of your home to remove clutter, it may be time to look into yourself.  This can be a great time to take your life in a new direction by seeking help for problem gambling. The Clutter of Problem Gambling Like dust, pet… Read more »