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Quitting Gambling and Getting Effective Sleep

If you are in recovery, sleep deprivation is the most common universal warning sign of relapse. A lack of sleep leads to bad decisions for individuals.   Moreover, those with any impulse control issues find their normal problems magnified.  This

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Ohio Legal Gambling made $9.7B from 2012-2015

In a recent article, a reporter looked at the "losses" from gamblers in Ohio over a four year period. He characterized the profits from the Ohio gambling sources a little oddly - the $9.7B is really the money made by the industry. This is still

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How to Avoid Gambling by Appreciating & Finding Beauty in Your Surroundings

by Amy Dettre One of my hobbies is Photography. Photography is a good way to become more mindful of your surroundings and can be done almost anywhere. I have been focusing on nature the last few months and specifically what is around me in the

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New Generation Of Youth Gamblers On The Rise

You won't find the new generation of compulsive gamblers in casinos or race tracks.  You have to be over eighteen or to enter those places... These new gamblers are young adults and teens gambling away their savings and

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CORE Conference Exhibit

Williamsville Wellness is at the 4th Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (CORE), presented by C4 Recovery Solutions, a 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to promoting the design, provision, and monitoring of outcomes-based addiction

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Get Movin’!

by Kristin Fisher The journey of life leads each of us (enviably ) through mountain paths as well as dark valleys. In my twenties, It seemed that the valley paths had gotten exceptionally low and I was in a tailspin. I was desperately trying to

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Virtual Gambling

In recent years, online gambling has become a bigger and bigger issue. The majority of the attention is focused on giants (such as fantasy sports betting), but there are more problems than just this one instance. Online unregulated gambling

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Problem Gamblers and A Recent Patient’s Inspiration

At Williamsville Wellness the clinical team has a tradition after we have treated problem gamblers. On the final day of a resident’s treatment we conduct a farewell ‘ceremony’ in which all peers and staff share their final thoughts with the

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Setting up a Fitbit for IOS

Residents of our program use Fitbit Charge HRs!  Fitbits are an excellent tool to help motivate you towards a healthier life, and fitness, as well as adopting healthy habits, plays a huge part in overcoming addiction. One of my favorite

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Wall Street Gambling Problems

Andrew Caspersen will likely plead guilty to losing $150 million, in a series of investments that have more in common with gambling than investing. The actual crime he is being charged with is fraud. Caspersen has told U.S. District Judge Jed

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