Screening During PGAM Posted On

For Problem Gambling Awareness Month, we put special emphasis on screening. Screening for problem gambling is how we can identify individuals struggling and connect them to the help they need before their condition worsens.  People with gambling problems are likely struggling to maintain health relationships with loved ones, have difficulty prioritizing and holding employment and are… Read more »

Prevention during Problem Gambling Awareness Month Posted On

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) and we want to spend some time discussing the importance of problem gambling prevention. Prevention is an important piece in helping to keep communities safe from problem gambling. It is important to prevent gambling from becoming problem gambling, to prevent problems from getting worse during treatment and to prevent… Read more »

Super Bowl and Helping Loved Ones Avoid Problem Gambling Posted On

The Super Bowl is rapidly approaching. This football game is one of the most watched Sports events of the year.  It is also one of the most gambled on games and can be a big concern for families of people struggling with gambling problems. Gambling and the Super Bowl Super Bowl media attention is everywhere…. Read more »

Recovery Stigma Posted On

The month of September, Recovery Month, is a wonderful time to discuss the stigma associated with recovery from problem gambling.  Recovery stigma prohibits many people from getting the help they need. Problem gambling can be a huge elephant in the room.  Whether that elephant is someone unaware of their gambling problem, or someone secretly in recovery,… Read more »

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 »