2017 was quite an eventful year for the Council. The medical community made great strides in their understanding of disordered gambling. At the same time, thanks to the rising popularity of illegal sports betting in Atlantic City and other forms of gambling, the rate of disordered gambling in our state of New Jersey continued to […]
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Mood disorders like seasonal affective disorder make people more like to engage in problematic betting for sports in Atlantic City. Read more about the relationship between such mental health conditions and disordered gambling in our infographic below. If you or a loved one currently struggle with skill-based gambling in Atlantic City or any other form […]
Our armed forces make many sacrifices to keep our country safe. In the process, they can potentially become vulnerable to disordered gambling. Learn why veterans are more likely to participate in casino gambling in Atlantic City below. If you or a veteran in your life engage in excessive sports betting in Atlantic City or any […]
Hobbies like sports betting in Atlantic City have grown more popular than ever. Learn more about the phenomenon below. if you or a loved one struggle with skill-based gambling in Atlantic City or any other kind of gambling, we can help. Call our confidential hotline, 1-800-GAMBLER, for 24/7 support.
Quite often, disordered gamblers also struggle with other psychiatric conditions. In fact, disordered gambling has an over 96% comorbidity rate with other issues like anxiety, depression, and substance use. These conditions can feed into each other, posing a greater challenge for treatment than they would alone. One such condition, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), rises to […]