Sometimes, gambling addiction creeps up on you. It can become a part of your life…even to the point of influencing major life choices. How does an addiction to gambling begin? More from someone who studies it 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.
Explore what problems Denise F. Quirk, a therapist from Reno, sees every day in her work with families of gamblers and learn what needs to be done to treat trauma.
Why is advocacy for compulsive gambling and its recovery so important? And how can you get involved? The inspiring story from someone’s who’s taken heavy losses here. Plus, practice tips on how you can make a difference.
How do judges rule on court cases involving families and problem gambling? More here, from the perspective of a practicing judge within the system.
How do you define “disordered gambling”? A basic definition here, in the first of a series of articles that will discuss the issue from experts who are researching it. Written by William “Ted” Hartwell.
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.
Where does the game end and the problem begin? How much gaming is too much, and how is youth gaming becoming addictive? A review of a recent documentary that helps clear up a few things about youth gaming and gambling here.
If you need help with multiple addictions, I highly recommend this practical first person account of how one woman has coped with addiction. If you enjoy education through storytelling, this is the book for you! More inside.