Category: Gambling Addiction

What is Harm Reduction Counseling?

What is Harm Reduction Counseling? Harm Reduction

The concept of harm reduction was initially founded and introduced in the 1980s, as an alternative to abstinence-only focused interventions for adults with substance abuse disorders. Since then, the practice has evolved and is seen as revolutionary in the field of addiction. Harm reduction is based on programs, practices, and policies with an aim to […]

What to Do if Addicted to Gambling

What to Do if Addicted to Gambling Addicted to Gambling

Compulsive gambling is a disease and the sad reality is that there is no cure for it. Not only does gambling affect the person who is addicted, but it also affects the lives of those around them as well. Whether you are gambling all the time, binge gambling, or just can’t stop, the time to […]

Warning Signs of Gambling Addiction

Warning Signs of Gambling Addiction signs of gambling addiction

Gamblers Anonymous defines gambling as any betting or wagering, for self or others, whether for money or not, no matter how slight or insignificant, where the outcome is uncertain or depends upon chance or skill constitutes gambling. If gambling is more than an occasional fun activity for you, you may be a compulsive gambler. In […]

Beware of Gambling in Video Games

Beware of Gambling in Video Games Gambling in Video Games

There are many benefits when it comes to video games. They can be an excellent source for young children to develop early learning. Video games can help with memory, concentration, multi-tasking skills, and can even provide a sense of community and social connection. However, when it comes to gambling in video games, there are some […]

Trading Apps & The Risk Of Gambling Addiction

Trading Apps & The Risk Of Gambling Addiction trading apps

In recent news, gambling addiction experts are starting to voice their concerns surrounding the addictive nature of certain trading apps. One of the main trading apps in recent months to become publicly under fire on Wall Street is Robinhood. Finance and gambling experts are even calling the app indistinguishable from online gambling addiction. What’s exactly […]

Sports Betting Problems

Sports Betting Problems sports betting problems

Gambling is part of lives, from lottery tickets and casinos to raffles and sports betting. While sports betting varies state by state, this type of gambling addiction isn’t restrained by state borders. According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), Americans have wagered nearly $26 billion on sporting events since May 2018. Gaming leaders say growing […]

Gambling Addiction – Can A Gambler Ever Stop?

Gambling Addiction – Can A Gambler Ever Stop? Gambling Addiction

Most people who enjoy gambling gamble responsibly. This means not getting sucked into bottomless pits in which they spend more than they have, and never letting the thrill get in the way of their daily responsibilities. Deciding to partake can itself be a bit of a gamble. An estimated one to two percent of the […]