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.
You can stop gambling on your own. How can you use self-help therapy to address compulsive gambling or problem gambling? Intro to the SMART Recovery formula here.
Yes, it is possible to become addicted to gambling. More on why people become compulsive gamblers and what you can do to quit here.
Not always. Gambling can ruin the lives of compulsive, addicted gamblers. More on the distinction between problem gambling and gambling for fun here.
Yes, you can become addicted to Bingo and gamble compulsively. It does not matter what game you become addicted to, if you show symptoms of gambling addiction, you have a problem. Learn more about Bingo addiction.
Whether gambling is legal or illegal, there will always be gamblers. Wanna bet? We still think it should be illegal. Read on for reasons why…
Gambling has become a high profile and socially acceptable activity that cuts across all age, economic, cultural and educational groups. But what is the real story behind the economic benefits and social costs of gambling? Learn the facts about gambling in our Top 10 list of gambling facts on Addiction Blog.
The introduction of gambling on the internet has a major impact on society. We discuss the impact of internet gambling and question whether or not it should be made legal.