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.
In this article, learn how William “Ted” Hartwell addressed his gambling addiction, and how he maintains his recovery from the addiction to this day.
This article details a personal struggle with gambling addiction, and outlines the path from recreational gambler to full blown gambling addict. Read here for signs of how life, relationships, and work can be jeopardized by problem gambling.
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.
A guide to how to stop gambling with alternatives and best practices.
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.