• Permax, Cabaser, Requip, Mirapex, Abilify… The Link Between “Dopamine Agonists” and Gambling Addiciton

    Dopamine agonists have now been proven to trigger pathological gambling, hyper-sexuality and other obsessive-compulsive behaviors involving shopping and food in about 17% of people, according to a 2010 study published in the Archives of Neurology.

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  • Memorial Day for the Living

    On Memorial Day each May, we remember those who gave all in service to the country. Let’s not forget that many who have served and sacrificed for our country are still alive and struggle with post-traumatic…

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  • Stealing Time, Money and the Future

    Incarceration without treatment may accelerate and exacerbate the reckless behaviors exhibited by pathological gamblers. Researchers encouraged authorities to pay more attention to gambling behaviors in detention centers, jails and prisons and provide the necessary interventions.

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  • Gamblers’ Families at Risk Too

    Gambling addiction can lead to domestic violence, which can lead to gambling addiction. A most vicious cycle.

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  • Doubling Down

    The disease of pathological gambling often represents a “double down.” This means that clients struggle with other mental health or substance abuse illnesses – we call them co-occurring disorders – that also require treatment.

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  • True Love

    We are flooded by love stories this time of year. The undertow of these tales, however, can be sadness, heartache and loneliness, which has a strong connection to compulsive gambling.

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