Author Archives: gambler

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Can Meditation Help Aid Gambling Recovery?

Meditation is a technique that many people incorporate into their daily lives to help them cope with stress. Its increasing popularity is likely not only a result of its effectiveness, but also that it is a drug-free therapy anyone can perform without any special equipment. Today, we examine whether meditation and mindfulness practices can be […]

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Gambling Withdrawal: How Do You Cope With It?

We typically associate withdrawal symptoms, both physical and mental, with disordered substance use. In these instances, your body becomes accustomed to the presence of a particular chemical, adapts to it, and eventually depends on it. At this point, you need the substance to feel normal, and when you try to go cold turkey or even […]

July is Minority Mental Health Month

July is Minority Mental Health Month which serves as an opportunity to highlight the fact that gambling is highly associated with mental health and the high prevalence of gambling problems in ethnic minority groups. Gambling and gambling related problems are common among all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, however research suggests that […]