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How You Can Overcome Addiction

How You Can Overcome Addiction

Accepting help for your addiction, whether it is alcoholism, a drug addiction, or a gambling addiction, is an important step. You should be proud of yourself for making the decision to regain control of your life.   To stay abstinent, you can do a range of things...
Gaming and Its Links With Gambling Addiction

Gaming and Its Links With Gambling Addiction

Today you can explore a new digital world while socialising with your friends, learning problem-solving skills, and working your imagination through online gaming.   It’s important to note, however, that the line between online gambling and gaming is...
Co-occurring Disorders In Mental Health and Addiction 

Co-occurring Disorders In Mental Health and Addiction 

Drugs and alcohol are misused by a significant number of people with mental illnesses. Millions around the world today have a co-occurring disorder. Yet, not many are seeking treatment for both conditions.  In this article, we will discuss the concept of a...
How Gambling Affects Women

How Gambling Affects Women

While gambling addicts are disproportionately male, the number of women seeking treatment has doubled in the past five years. In summary, it’s easy to revert to long-held assumptions about what women prefer to do and how frequently they gamble, but when we delve...
Gambling and Addiction

Gambling and Addiction

Gambling addiction has many negative psychological, physical, and social effects. In fact, it is classified as an impulse-control disorder.     Mental and physical health are negatively affected by gambling. A person suffering from this addiction may experience...
The Connection between Addiction and Stress

The Connection between Addiction and Stress

We all experience stress in one way or another. Physiological responses to challenges in everyday life can be positive – enabling us to overcome them and facilitating the fight or flight response in more extreme circumstances. Nevertheless, too much stress can...