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Healthy Habits Tip of the Day

Did you know that research suggests it takes 21 days to form a habit? This year, Get Set Before You Bet wants to encourage you to prioritize self-care and awareness in the New Year with 21 days of healthy habits. Tip of the Day #1: Start Screen-Free Sundays. For the first-ever tip of the day, […]

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Five Ways to Get Organized This Year

January is the start of a new year, and also “Get Organized Month”! Getting organized at the start of the year is a great way to set-up the rest of the year for success. Studies have shown that being organized can improve your physical and mental health. According to WebMD, getting clutter under control can […]

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New Year, New You

The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start working toward new goals. Whether you have a long list to conquer or just a few top priorities, it is important to get a plan in place to help you work towards achieving what you set out to […]

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Three ways COVID-19 has impacted gambling behavior

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected life as we know it. Work, school, traveling, and social life all look different today than they did a year ago, including gambling. That’s why at this year’s National Conference on Gambling Addiction & Problem Gambling, attendees learned about how the pandemic has impacted gambling behavior. Alex Price, Ph.D., […]

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How to gift responsibly this holiday season

The holiday season is right around the corner. That means gift-giving is on many people’s minds, especially if there are children in your life. While it can be tempting to fill their stockings with small items like lottery scratch-offs, dice or cards this year, think again. According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, many […]

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Southeast Ohioans & Gambling Addiction

It’s no secret that rural communities tend to face obstacles such as health disparities, poverty, unemployment, and less access to education and transportation. These are all issues that can lead to and amplify an array of problems, including addiction. A type of addiction that is underreported in the Southeast Ohio area – and all around […]

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Anyone can be at-risk of problem gambling. The number of professional athletes seeking help for gambling addiction has increased since the first coronavirus lockdown. Read more about this recent trend on SkyNews. https://t.co/K1fIYPC1z0

Did you know that children can pile up unauthorized in-app purchases when playing online games? Read the blog to learn about the correlation between online gaming and youth gambling and how to be a part of the solution. https://t.co/itwkxsjRyS #ChangeTheGameOhio #YouthGaming

In honor of MLK Day tomorrow, here are some of his wise words:
“We cannot walk alone.”- Martin Luther King, Jr. #MLKDay #YouAreNotAlone #GamblingHelpOhio