September is Recovery Month Posted On

Happy Recovery Month! September is Recovery Month and we’d like to shed light on the positive experience of recovery from problem gambling. Since problem gambling is often a “hidden addiction,” we need to make it our high priority to talk about, educate, prevent, and screen for problem gambling. Recovery from Problem Gambling Recovery is the… Read more »

Back To Basics – Problem Gambling Posted On

There is so much information about problem gambling. Sometimes, it can be confusing to cut through all the articles, research, social media posts and any other information. Sometimes, it’s important just to go back to basics. What is gambling? Gambling is to risk something of value on a game of chance in hopes of a… Read more »

Youth – Free Time and Gambling Posted On

Youth are overcoming many challenges before them during this time of social distancing.  We need to support them by helping them positively utilize their free time and avoid gambling, especially as summer approaches. The Problem with Youth Gambling Youth are at a stage of human development when their brain is growing and maturing at an… Read more »

Support at a Distance Posted On

Problem gambling can affect families in so many ways.  Supporting a loved one is difficult, but distance from one another can make it much harder.  Even with distance, identifying a gambling problem and showing support can be done well. Identifying A Problem Many of us live with some of the most important people in our… Read more »

Recovery Wellness at Home Posted On

Understanding recovery wellness is important, especially when spending more time at home.  The stress of having to change routine and spend all our time with the same people (or no people) can feel overwhelming.  We’d like to offer some tips to stay well. What is Recovery? When we speak about recovery from problem gambling, we… Read more »

Problem Gambling and Co-Occurring Disorders Posted On

We’re coming to the end of March, but continue to celebrate problem gambling awareness month by discussing possible co-occurring disorders. It’s important for everyone to know that problem gambling may not exist on its own. Problem gambling may be one of the mental health disorders that someone is struggling with, known as co-occurring disorders. Problem… Read more »