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While many are stunned by the Las Vegas tragedy, many news outlets, including the Washington Post, have reported on the gambling behaviors of the perpetrator. It is important to share with your communities that the vast majority of those struggling with gambling issues do not take violent action against others, and that help is available to […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

World Mental Health Day was created to encourage dialog about mental health, promote mental well-being, and remove the stigma surrounding mental illness. This year’s theme is Mental Health in the Workplace. Depression in the workplace may look different than how it actually feels. Don’t wrongly assume your colleagues are lazy when they may actually be […]

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Same Mission. New Look.

Be the 95% is now Get Set Before You Bet, which is poised to educate even more people in the coming year about the dangers of problem gambling. Get Set Before You Bet is a reminder to Ohioans that if  they choose to gamble, they should visit the campaign website to learn about healthy habits […]

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It’s Not Just a Penny Slot Machine: Gambling Addiction in Seniors

Gambling and Seniors Casinos have changed alot over the last 20 years and are drawing seniors in by offering personalized discounts, free transportation and an environment that is very easy for those with disabilities to navigate. Many casinos offer mobility devices such as scooters or wheelchairs and some even offer oxygen for their older clients. Seniors receive mail […]

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Are You Ready for Some Fantasy Football?

Are You Ready for Some Fantasy Football? Fantasy sports began as a niche hobby for statistically inclined sports fanatics, but quickly turned into a multibillion-dollar industry. Thanks to the internet, roughly 75 million Americans are expected to participate in fantasy football this year. As week #2 of the NFL season has gotten underway, fantasy football […]

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September is National/Ohio Recovery Month

Celebrate Recovery Month & Support Behavioral Healthcare Every September we celebrate Ohio and National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and to encourage individuals in need of treatment and recovery services to seek help. Recovery Month celebrates people in long-term recovery and recognizes the dedicated workers […]

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Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?

Most of us can easily grasp the concept of substance addictions. If we have not run headfirst into our own challenges with cigarettes, alcohol, prescription medications, illicit drugs, and the like, then we probably know someone who has. At the very least, we’ve seen alcoholism and drug addiction depicted on television, in movies, and elsewhere. Behavioral addictions, […]

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