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by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Nuts & Bolts (Quick Info)
Replies: 0
Views: 11009

Nuts & Bolts (Quick Info)

When does gambling become a problem? Gambling becomes a problem anytime it negatively affects any aspect of your life. Here’s some background: What is gambling? Gambling is any time you bet money or place something of value at risk in hopes of winning something of greater value. Do I need to bet wit...
by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Gambling Connection (Gambling, Alcohol and Drugs)
Replies: 0
Views: 10817

Gambling Connection (Gambling, Alcohol and Drugs)

The Hidden Addiction Gambling can become addictive, just like alcohol and drugs. However, compulsive gambling is often termed the “hidden addiction” since there are no visible or physical symptoms. People with gambling problems often appear "normal" to others, cannot be drug or urine tested, and are...
by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Keepin' It Real (Being Honest With Self)
Replies: 0
Views: 10683

Keepin' It Real (Being Honest With Self)

Being Honest With Self It’s important to be honest with yourself as to how gambling is impacting on your life. Only you can know for sure whether gambling is interfering at school, work, home or elsewhere. If you find yourself spending too much time gambling or thinking about gambling then it’s time...
by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Take a Break (Checking in With Self)
Replies: 1
Views: 13974

Take a Break (Checking in With Self)

Checking in With Self Often we need to slow down or stop what we are doing in order to think about how we feel or what may be bothering us. At times, things seem to happen quickly and when it comes to problem gambling, it is not unusual for life to begin to spiral out of control. Take a break is an ...
by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Peeps and Peers (Friends)
Replies: 0
Views: 10597

Peeps and Peers (Friends)

Friends Sometimes, you may find that you’re concerned about a friend who may be gambling. You may have even tried to talk to your friend and were ignored. People with gambling problems very often are not open to hearing that their actions may be of concern to others. However, they still need to hear...
by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Home Team (Family)
Replies: 0
Views: 10016

Home Team (Family)

Family The effects of a gambling problem extend beyond the gambler to include family members and even friends. Research has shown that at least 8-10 other people are negatively affected by one person with a serious gambling problem so don’t minimize difficulties you or another family member may be e...
by Administrator
Tue May 13, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: Youth
Topic: Share your thoughts
Replies: 2
Views: 15492

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