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.
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.
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.
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.