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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

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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.

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Rehab Facilities Richmond Virginia and 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Posted on Dec 07 2016 by Blog     — No Comment

Best Inpatient Treatment Compulsive Gambling. 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 matter what

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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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