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Top Tips for Reducing Stress This Spring

Stress is a normal reaction to everyday pressures, but it can become a problem if it starts to disrupt your day-to-day functioning. According to the American Psychological Association, more than three-quarters of adults report physical or emotional symptoms of stress, such as headaches, feeling tired, or changes in sleeping habits. For most individuals, gambling can […]

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A Journey of Hope

As I sat in the waiting area of Recovery Resources for my name to be called, my mind was racing. What am I doing here? What has happened to me? My hands were trembling, and my heart was beating so fast, as if I had just run the race of my life. Maybe this was a […]

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How To Use Future Stimulus Checks Responsibly

Stimulus checks have been in the news in recent months, and more could roll out as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. That extra financial support is critical for many during these unprecedented times, but it can also be a risk factor for someone who struggles with problem gambling. According to a news article from WOWK in […]

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Learn Why March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! PGAM is a grassroots campaign that is promoted by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) state affiliates, members, state agencies, the gaming industry, recovery groups, and healthcare organizations. This group of dedicated individuals hold conferences, air Public Service Announcements, provide counselor trainings, host health screening days, run social […]

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April is #NationalStressAwarenessMonth, and if you’re looking for practical ways to manage stress and focus on self-care, take a few minutes to read this week’s blog post! #BeforeYouBet #MentalHealth https://www.beforeyoubet.org/top-tips-for-reducing-stress-this-spring/

#KnowYourRisk level for #ProblemGambling before you head into the weekend. Gauge your risk level by taking the free, two- minute #ResponsibleGambling quiz at http://BeforeYouBet.org/the-quiz #BeforeYouBet #TakeTheQuiz

Being an adult takes a lot of brainpower. Big or small, you're making decisions constantly. But are your gambling decisions responsible choices? Watch this video to learn more and visit http://BeforeYouBet.org for additional resources. https://vimeo.com/499763343