Author Archives: Neva

Sports Betting on the Rise: What You Need to Know

People have been playing and watching sports since the days of the ancient Greeks, if not earlier. Although watching sports doesn’t require a gambling component, the two tend to go hand-in-hand. You probably know from personal experience: For example, maybe you’re in your office’s fantasy football draft. Or, if you don’t personally get excited about […]

The Role of Gratitude in Recovery

During this time of year, as we partake in holiday celebrations with friends and family, we traditionally stop to meditate on the positive aspects of our lives. Those that study religion – and, on a certain level, human history – know that we have been participating in gratitude practices for millennia. In recent years, psychologists […]

Disordered Gambling’s Relationship to Mental Health

Over the course of history, our understanding of mental health disorders has evolved greatly. Because psychological and neurological disorders are “invisible” by nature, their study and treatment present unique challenges. Thankfully, the medical field makes significant advances every day. In recent years, influential studies have indicated that many mental health disorders have a much stronger […]