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.
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.
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.
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.