Holiday Gifting Posted On

The season of holiday gifting is up on us.  Everyone is frantically trying to tackle responsibilities of work, planning for the holidays, and keeping their family and home afloat.  While all this is going on, people are trying to get last minute gifts, and we want to remind everyone that scratch-off tickets and other gambling… Read more »

Youth Gaming and Gambling: What We Can Do Posted On

There is a growing number of parents and community leaders with curiosities and worries about young gamers.  Many people are asking if their youth is just playing a game, or actively gambling.  This can feel troubling, but we’ll break it down and offer some tips. Youth and Gaming Youth who enjoy gaming do so for… Read more »

Gaming and Gambling: What is it? Posted On

There is a growing number of people with curiosities about gaming and gambling.  They’re asking questions about whether their loved one is gambling while gaming and wondering if gaming is a safe activity.  This can be confusing, but we can break it down together. What is Gaming? Gaming is referred to as “playing electronic games,… Read more »

Tools for Problem Gambling Recovery Posted On

The journey of recovery from problem gambling can be an amazing experience. There will be challenges, barriers and pitfalls along the way.  Learn some ways and tools to prepare for and avoid many of these obstructions to recovery. Learning About Yourself Anyone taking on a new endeavor will need to know as much as they can.  Learning about problem… Read more »

Recovery Is Possible Posted On

Recovery can be an amazing experience for the person struggling with problem gambling, and loved ones affected by their gambling. Recovery can spark great things.  It can spark stronger connections with family, discovery (or rediscovery) of interests and new and exciting purposes in life! Can People Recover from Problem Gambling? Absolutely!  Recovery from problem gambling is not only… Read more »

Empty Nest and Problem Gambling Posted On

As the summer comes to a close, youth may be leaving the home.  For many parents this is a time their youth are going off to college, moving to start a new job, or getting their own place to start a family.  Whatever the reason, some parents may struggle with empty nest syndrome, which can… Read more »