During his studies of disordered gambling, Dr. Robert Custer developed a model for how the condition progresses. Prior to Dr. Custer’s research, the medical community did not view disordered gambling as a condition on the level of severity as other behavioral disorders, like substance use disorders. Thanks to Dr. Custer’s research, the three phases of […]
With activities like sports betting in Meadowlands, NJ becoming very popular for New Jersey residents, it is vital that those struggling with disordered gambling to have coping strategies in place. The graphic below highlights four ways disordered gamblers can stay on the track to recovery in 2019.
Sports betting became legal in New Jersey in June 2018, and since then, it has exploded in popularity. With the legislation applying to all major professional sports and many college sports, it was no surprise that sportsbooks would attract vast audiences. What did come as a surprise to some was the impact that technology had […]
One of the reasons gambling disorders can have such a drastic impact on a person’s life is how difficult it is to detect the problem. There are few visible warning signs that indicate a gambling disorder, and the most common indicators like time away from home and lack of money can be played off with […]
A pattern of gambling is not necessarily a disorder. Every day, thousands of New Jersey residents hit the casinos, racetracks, and sportsbooks to gamble responsibly. Over time, however, what may have started as an innocent wager can develop into a problematic gambling disorder.