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How to Deal with a Gambling Addiction: Compassion

How to Deal with a Gambling Addiction:  Compassion might be a good start but a tough one.  Gambling away savings and retirement can be a hard pill to swallow.  Maybe more difficult is the lying that goes along with addiction.  Furthermore, is

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Slot Addiction: A Story of Hope

After seeking treatment for her slot addiction this former patient has a story of hope.  As with many people the consequences of addiction take a toll on the human spirit.  A recent article shows how far one will go to fuel an addiction. One

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Betting Addiction: Things to Avoid

Betting Addiction:  Things to Avoid Recently in a group discussion patients were asking what to avoid when quitting gambling.  Sometimes the answers are pretty obvious. But there are some areas where the answers might not be so clear. If you

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Help with Gambling Problem: What is GA?

Help with Gambling Problem:  It is often recommend that a person with such a problem attend Gamblers Anonymous (GA) meetings to help maintain a gamble free life.  So, what is GA?    How do you know if you are a gambling addict?  Who attends

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Gambling Addiction: Crossing the Line

Gambling Addiction:  Crossing the line and becoming a compulsive gambler can happen to anybody.  Going to a casino seemed like a fun time for this former patient.  The first time was very uneventful as he managed to play the slots very

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How to Quit Gambling for Good

How to Quit Gambling for Good:   This former patient learned one of the most important tools to utilize.  How often does someone go into treatment and shortly after leaving they are gambling again?  This is unfortunately a common experience for

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I am a Gambling Addict: Help me Avoid Jail

"I am a Gambling Addict" are tough words to say for anyone.  But you could avoid jail for the last time if you can admit you have a problem with gambling.  Admitting this and seeking treatment can help you.  One former patient served a lot of

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How to Comfort a Gambling Addict: Mindfulness

How to Comfort a Gambling Addict... Mindfulness is when a person tries to focus on the present moment and can be used as a tool to reduce stress. [caption id="attachment_1885" align="alignnone" width="525"] How to Comfort a Gambling Addict and

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Gambling Addiction Support: Sponsorship

Attending twelve step meetings after an in-patient treatment stint is one of the keys to relapse prevention.  It is highly suggested that once leaving treatment the gambling addict should continue with some sort of gambling addiction support.

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Compulsive Gambling Treatment Centers: How to Prevent the the next Big Gambling Loss

Compulsive Gambling Treatment Centers Breaking the trigger-thought-craving-use- process and how to deal with a gambling addiction.    First one must understand that there is a common process that leads up to a gambling relapse.  It starts

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