You’ve got a gambling problem. Now what? A review of what to look for in a therapist or treatment center, plus a look at the main types of treatment available. More here.
What can you do if you know you’ve got a gambling problem? Call the Problem Gambler’s Hotline at 1-800-522-4700. More here from the Executive Director of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling.
Written by Judge Cheryl Moss, this article discusses why U.S. States should have Gambling Courts.
Attention, clinicians. A look at how a basic technique – The “Four-Part Feeling Statement”- can be used effectively for the treatment of gambling disordered clients. Remember this?
A clear explanation on how to spot a gambling problem in a loved one, from someone who’s been there. More on signs to look for – and what to do – when you suspect a family member has a gambling problem.
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.
Looking for a deeper understanding of gambling disorders? Explore how psychological conditions, traumatic experiences, and brain activities contribute to gambling addiction problems. More here.