Category Archives: Blog

Gambling Addiction Programs and African American’s Recovery

Posted on Feb 23 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

The disease of addiction is one that effects all walks of life.  No matter who you are, if you cross the line and become dependent on gambling you will have the fight of your life.  This is no different for African Americans.  But the hope is

Read More...

Stop Gambling and Learn to Manage Life and Money.

Posted on Feb 20 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Stop Gambling and Learn to Manage Life and Money. When a person is in active addiction they often develop a habit of  putting off responsibilities. This can be anything from everyday chores to paying bills.  In so many instances a person's

Read More...

Anxiety and Residential Treatment Centers for Gambling Addiction

Posted on Feb 17 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Anxiety and Residential Treatment Centers for Gambling Addiction. Many addicts suffer from anxiety. It can be the result of an addiction or feed into addiction.  If an addict is experiencing anxiety then it will be necessary to seek

Read More...

Inpatient Gambling Addiction Treatment. A Success Story

Posted on Feb 15 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Inpatient Gambling Addiction Treatment.  A Success Story It was 10AM when this former gambler was walking around the casino like a zombie.  He had been awake for more than 48 hours.   Also, he hadn't eaten during this time.  He drank coffee

Read More...

How to Quit Gambling Addiction and a 30 Day Program

Posted on Feb 13 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

How to Quit Gambling Addiction and a 30 Day Program. Thirty day (inpatient) treatment programs are for gambling addicts. Many people think entering these programs will cure them. Unfortunately this is not the case.  Recovery is a life long

Read More...

How to get Treatment for Compulsive Gambling

Posted on Feb 10 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

How to get treatment for compulsive gambling. [caption id="attachment_1855" align="alignnone" width="700"] One armed bandit[/caption] One of the most difficult decisions for an active gambling addict is to seek treatment and commit to getting

Read More...

Gambling Rehabilitation and Opening to Change.

Posted on Feb 08 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Rehabilitation and Opening to Change. by Andrea Shipley, MA           “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” –Anais Nin I’ve heard some debate about

Read More...

Gratitude and Gambling Stories of Addiction

Posted on Feb 06 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Gratitude and Gambling Stories of Addiction. According to statistics only a small percentage of people receive treatment for their addiction.  Therefore, if you are lucky enough to get help and receive the gift of sobriety then please be

Read More...

Should You Tell Your Employer You are in Recovery and How Williamsville Rehab Center Can Help

Posted on Feb 03 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Should You Tell Your Employer You are in Recovery and How Williamsville Rehab Center Can Help. For anyone seeking treatment for a gambling addiction there will be many questions.  One question is whether or not to discuss your addiction with

Read More...

Compulsive Gambling Inpatient Treatment. Addiction is a Thinking Disease

Posted on Feb 01 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gambling Inpatient Treatment.  Addiction is a Thinking Disease You are driving down the road and someone cuts in front of you.  What would your reaction be?  Some people would scream at the driver or throw out some hand gestures.

Read More...

Rehab Facilities Richmond Virginia: Fellowship

Posted on Jan 26 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Fellowship is what this former patient learned by attending 12 step meetings. As a part of treatment, patients would be transported two times a week to attend 12 step recovery meetings.  So, by arriving early for the meetings it gave patients time

Read More...

Real Help with Gambling Addiction and Living One Day at a Time

Posted on Jan 23 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Get Real Help with  Gambling Addiction and learn to live one day at a time. While in treatment this former patient learned a new concept.  Living one day at a time.  For so long she always had thought about quitting gambling.  But quitting

Read More...

Myths about Treatment for Compulsive Gambling

Posted on Jan 17 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

There are probably several Myths about Treatment for Compulsive Gambling.  The biggest culprit is that once the patient leaves the facility he or she will never gamble again.  This is far from the truth and the reality is that treatment is just

Read More...

Gambling Addiction Residential Programs and Change

Posted on Jan 13 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Addiction Residential Programs sometimes explain the stages of how a person can change and recover from his or her addiction through a program called SMART Recovery.  SMART Recovery uses the five stages of change that an addict will go

Read More...

Stop Gambling Through New Age Recovery Meetings

Posted on Jan 09 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Stop Gambling Through New Age Recovery Meetings! So, it’s 7:50 A.M. on a Saturday morning. I’m making coffee for my meeting. No, today I don’t have to worry about the giant coffee pot or putting out the Styrofoam cups. This morning it’s

Read More...

Gambling Residential Treatment-Labeling People

Posted on Jan 09 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Residential Treatment-Labeling People I recently had a friend enter a treatment facility for gambling.  Some of the people in our inner circle recognized that he was having a very difficult time with this.  One particular friend

Read More...

Gamble Addiction-Atheists and Agnostics in Recovery

Posted on Jan 06 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Gamble Addiction -  Atheists and Agnostics in Recovery If you have ever attended a twelve step program you certainly have heard how important it is to find a "higher power".  In addition, many times these groups will open and close a meeting

Read More...

Gambling Inpatient Programs in United States-Treatment Works

Posted on Jan 04 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Inpatient Programs in United States-Treatment Works If you have ever tried quitting gambling on your own, you might have been successful for a bit.  My experience working with addicts is that many have tried on their own but were unable

Read More...

Problem Gambling-Try a Hotline

Posted on Jan 03 2017 by Blog     — No Comment

Problem Gambling-Try a Hotline If you have concern about a loved one then you might want to start by calling a gambling hotline.  Many times people think of such lines as only being only for the gambler.  But these types of help lines can

Read More...

Compulsive Gamblers Stories-Addiction and Its Impact on Your Business

Posted on Dec 30 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gamblers Stories-Addiction and Its Impact on your Business Addiction does not discriminate and can happen to anyone.  As a matter of fact, there are many business owners who suffer from an addiction.  Whether it is alcohol, drugs, or

Read More...

Compulsive Gambling Recovery Center: Emotions

Posted on Dec 28 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gambling Recovery Center-Emotions Emotions are not always pleasant to feel.  Many people use their gambling addiction to either avoid or enhance certain feelings.   A compulsive gambler will need to learn how to work through emotions

Read More...

Compulsive Gambling In Patient-Boundaries

Posted on Dec 27 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gambling In Patient-Boundaries For an addict simply stopping your gambling addiction is not enough.  A person in real recovery must do more than that, otherwise they are bound to return to old habits.  This is why it is important to

Read More...

Eating Healthy after a Rehab Center for Gambling

Posted on Dec 23 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive gamblers tend to not live a healthy lifestyle, which is remedied while at a rehab center for gambling.  One of the biggest problems is not having a proper diet.  There are though some tips that will enable someone to change their eating

Read More...

Pathological Gambling and Coping with Urges

Posted on Dec 21 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Pathological Gambling and Coping with Urges A pathological gambler almost has an automatic reflex when they have an urge to gamble.  The active gambler does not know how to stop the urge to gamble.  A recent article discusses how giving into

Read More...

Gambling Addiction Rehab Centers: Group Therapy

Posted on Dec 19 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Addiction Rehab Centers :  Group Therapy In order to recover from a gambling addiction it is necessary for a person to take action steps to avoid a relapse.  So it will take hard work for a compulsive gambler to quit.  Willpower will

Read More...

Gambling Problem and Coping with Stress

Posted on Dec 16 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Problem and Coping with Stress. People who gamble often do so to relax and get away from the pressures of everyday life.  For some this might work but for others it can become very problematic.  Stress is one of the most difficult

Read More...

Compulsive Gamblers Treatment Centers: Understanding the Randomness of Slot Machines

Posted on Dec 14 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gamblers Treatment Centers:  Understanding the Randomness of Slot Machines There is a fallacy when playing slot machines that eventually the machine will pay out.  Gamblers too often continue pouring money into the slots with the

Read More...

Gambling Rehab: A Destructive Disease

Posted on Dec 13 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Rehab:  A Destructive Disease Once someone becomes a compulsive gambler they are in a world of hurt.  They torment themselves as well as everyone else who cares for them.   A compulsive gambling disease is not an easy thing to

Read More...

Gambling Addiction Programs: Humor

Posted on Dec 09 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Addiction Programs:  Humor Laughter is the best medicine for this former patient.  How could entering a rehab be a funny thing?  Believe it or not treatment can be a good experience.  You just never know the characters you will meet.

Read More...

Best In Patient Treatment Compulsive Gambling: Get Help

Posted on Dec 07 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Best In Patient Treatment Compulsive Gambling:  Get Help Gambling can be a lot of fun.  But when compulsive gamblers cross the line and spend way above their means the fun is no longer there. Gambling almost becomes a chore.  It really doesn't

Read More...