Author Archives: Neva

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Coping With Problem Gambling During the Holiday Season

The holidays should be a time where we celebrate good friends and good food. However, if you have a gambling problem, then the holiday season can also be one of the most challenging times of the year. From sticky family situations to the additional financial stress of gift-giving, this time may actually be more stressful […]

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Problem Gambling?

Many people view problem gambling as a “hidden addiction.” That’s because unlike substance use disorders, which have more obvious signs — a smell on the person’s breath or clothes, or intoxicated behaviors — gambling has no apparent physical indicators. It could even be as discreet as someone spending a little bit more time on their […]