Problem Gambling and Suicidal Thoughts Posted On

There are many groups that are at higher risk for both problem gambling and suicidal thoughts. Additionally, people with problem or disordered gambling have higher rates of suicidal thoughts or ideation, suicide attempts and death by suicide. People who are veterans, LGBTQIA+, middle-aged men, and senior citizens are all at higher rates of both problem… Read more »

Resources Available for Loved Ones Posted On

Introducing resources for loved ones Are you concerned about your loved one’s gambling? Whenever you try to bring it up to them does it turn from a conversation to an argument? If this has ever been the case for you, you’re not alone. For the person who is gambling, it can be frustrating to hear… Read more »

Navigating the Challenge: Peer Led Training  Posted On

Navigating the Challenge: Peer Led Training  Have you ever thought you might have a gambling problem? It can be a scary realization to know that something is wrong, especially if you don’t feel like you can talk to anyone about it. You are not alone!  A Hidden Addiction There’s a reason gambling disorder is called… Read more »

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 for Partners Posted On

When we talk about gambling addiction and recovery, we recognize that it is a family disease. Partners and spouses are greatly impacted by their loved ones’ problematic gambling. If your partner has a gambling problem, then so do you. You are likely feeling anger and frustrated or fearful. Partners of a person with a gambling… Read more »