You’ve got a gambling problem. Now what? A review of what to look for in a therapist or treatment center, plus a look at the main types of treatment available. More here.
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What can you do if you know you’ve got a gambling problem? Call the Problem Gambler’s Hotline at 1-800-522-4700. More here from the Executive Director of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling.
Attention, clinicians. A look at how a basic technique – The “Four-Part Feeling Statement”- can be used effectively for the treatment of gambling disordered clients. Remember this?
What can you do if you’ve uncovered a gambling problem in the family? Advice from someone who knows. Syndey Smith is an internationally certified gambling counselor and former spouse of a problem gambler. More here.
Looking for a deeper understanding of gambling disorders? Explore how psychological conditions, traumatic experiences, and brain activities contribute to gambling addiction problems. More here.
A guide to how to stop gambling with alternatives and best practices.
It’s never too early to educate your kids about the consequences of gambling. A Q&A with Jaime Costello of the New York Council on Problem Gambling here.
A good gambling addiction treatment center should incorporate the 12 steps, have 24-7 supervision, and include counseling support. A checklist for anyone seeking residential treatment for gambling addiction here.
Online gambling affects your credit rating if you use multiple credit cards or money that you don’t have to gamble. But who is most at risk of financial problems while gambling online? We explore here and invite your questions about credit scores and online gambling here.
You can block gambling sites on your computer with the help of software filters. Problem Poker is offering a free trial of their online gambling software through April 2012. More here.