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.
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.
How do judges rule on court cases involving families and problem gambling? More here, from the perspective of a practicing judge within the system.
How do you define "disordered gambling"? A basic definition here, in the first of a series of articles that will discuss the issue from experts who are researching it. Written by William "Ted" Hartwell.
Are you an addict in recovery? Guess what? Your story matters. Here's a unique opportunity to gather some tips on how to tell your story and make a difference. Daniel Maurer shares with us practical tips from his personal and professional expertise. Click to learn more!
Three (3) practical and actionable steps to overcoming an addiction (or multiple addictions).
A bit of experience, strength, and hope when it comes to people NOT accepting amends. More on the 9th step in the 12 step program here.
A guide to ending current family dynamics which allow an addict to continue using. Tips on dealing with addiction in the family from someone who's been there.