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.
What can women in early gambling recovery do to improve their chances of long term success? Expert and ex-gambler Marilyn Lancelot reviews 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.
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.