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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

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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

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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

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Compulsive Gambling Inpatient-Boundaries

Posted on Dec 27 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gambling Inpatient-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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Best Inpatient Treatment Compulsive Gambling: Get Help

Posted on Dec 07 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Best Inpatient 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

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Gambling Addiction Treatment Centers: Life after Treatment

Posted on Dec 05 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Addiction Treatment Centers:  Life after Treatment Those afflicted with a compulsive gambling problem know the pain and hopelessness associated with it.  If you get help you can stop the roller coaster ride of addiction.  Only a

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Best Inpatient Treatment Compulsive Gambling-A Lonely Disease

Posted on Dec 01 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Best Inpatient Treatment Compulsive Gambling-A lonely Disease In the beginning, gambling was most likely a social event.  Many people gambled with their family or friends .  Then at some point a "social" gambler crosses the line.  They become

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Gambling Addictions Rehab: Recovery During the Holidays

Posted on Nov 30 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Addictions Rehab:  Recovery During the Holidays The holidays are stressful and adding an addiction to the mix can make these times even more challenging.  But if you are in recovery then this time of year can be very joyful.  You will

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Gambling Recovery Center: The Lure of Casinos

Posted on Nov 28 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Recovery Center:  The Lure of Casinos [caption id="attachment_2145" align="alignnone" width="700"] Gambling Recovery Center: Casinos can look so attractive "in the beginning".[/caption] Casinos can be one of the most deadly forms of

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Gambler Addiction-Tips to Prevent Relapse

Posted on Nov 25 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambler Addiction.  Warning signs of relapse are important factors to learn while in treatment and if put to use will prevent another trip back to a treatment center.  It is often recommended that once an individual leaves treatment he or she

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Gambling Quit Line-What is It?

Posted on Nov 23 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Quit Line-What is It? If you have concern about a loved one then you might want to start by calling a gambling quit line.  Many times people think of such lines as only being for the gambler themselves.  But these types of help lines

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How to Handle a Gambling Addiction: Relationships

Posted on Nov 21 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

How to Handle a Gambling Addiction:  Relationships One of the key things to think about while in treatment is who will provide support for you.  This is not always clear. At first glance there may be many people who seem like reliable and

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Help for Gambling Addiction: When Times Get Challenging

Posted on Nov 18 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Whether you are in early or long term recovery life can get very challenging at times.  Get Help for Gambling Addiction:  Learn the tools available in order to work through such difficult times.  Building a solid foundation is the start to

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Gambler Therapy: Is Relapse Really a Failure?

Posted on Nov 15 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambler Therapy:  Is Relapse Really a Failure? When people relapse they often feel like they are failures.  Twelve step programs stress the importance of being totally abstinent from Gambling.  So a relapse in the twelve step community means

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Compulsive Gamblers Stories: Addiction to Recovery

Posted on Nov 14 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Compulsive Gamblers Stories:  Addiction to Recovery This former patient describes how he got hooked on gambling.  At the age of nine his family would routinely go to greyhound racing. They would sit and order a nice meal just like they were at

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Gambling Help-It’s Easy to Deny a Problem

Posted on Nov 09 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Help-Seeking treatment led this former patient to realize he was on the wrong path to happiness.  About nine years ago he quit gambling for 12 days.  How could I be an addict if I can quit for that long, he thought.  But since then he

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Treatment for Gambling Addiction: Kindness

Posted on Nov 07 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Treatment for Gambling Addiction:  Treatment with Kindness Seeking treatment is a big step for anyone with a gambling problem. Getting compassionate help can make a world of difference for someone in recovery.  One former patient discussed her

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Gambling Addiction Program: The Guilt of an Addiction

Posted on Nov 04 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Gambling Addiction Program:  The Guilt of an Addiction The guilt that goes along with addiction can be overwhelming.  The guilt started out in high school for this former addict.  He was a standout athlete who never felt good about his

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How to Overcome Gambling Problem: Benefits of Treatment

Posted on Nov 03 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

How to Overcome Gambling Problem:  Benefits of Treatment After years of use and abuse this former patient felt very unhealthy mentally and physically.  But getting help was the key to feeling better.  While in active addiction she experienced

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How to Deal with a Gambling Addict: Tips

Posted on Oct 31 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

How to Deal with a Gambling Addict:   Let's talk about some helpful tips of what to do and not to do.  The first key idea is to educate yourself about the warning signs that you may be experiencing with your loved one.  Does your loved one talk

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How to Cure a Gambling Addiction

Posted on Oct 28 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

A recent news story depicts how devastating a gambling addiction can be.    The following depicts one addicts experience:  He woke up in the hotel of the casino.  As he leaned over he spots several ATM receipts on the nearby coffee table.  He

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How to Overcome a Gambling Addiction

Posted on Oct 24 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

How to overcome a gambling addiction:  Living a gamble free life after being in a 30 day treatment facility can be a challenge.  The following story depicts a former patient's day and how to really work a 12 step program.  It chronicles a fairly

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Signs of a Gambling Addiction: What to Look for!

Posted on Oct 21 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Too often  people will hear about someone who has entered treatment for a gambling addiction.  Most people would say they had no idea.   There were no signs of a gambling addiction.  But if we look close at it there were certainly signs along

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