Gambling can have detrimental effects on a person’s finances. Depending on the point at which the gambler seeks help, the state of the finances can vary. 331 more words
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The common phrase ‘problem gambler’ is thrown about very casually as if the compulsive gambling behaviour that so many experience (about 5% of the UK polulation including the 0.7% of life threatening cases). 202 more words
Dual diagnosis in gambling addiction and mental health disorders. Special Guest Post By, Nicola Smith.
As a dually diagnosed person myself, my recovery friends know it has been difficult for me to put into words how it feels to live and maintain my 10+years in recovery from gambling addiction while having mental health challenges. 897 more words
Problem gambling suicide in the wake of a Philippine mental health law: Can it help Filipino gambling addicts?
By Dee-Dee Santa Cruz-Espina
A month after a mental health bill was given majority vote by the Philippines’ Upper House, a man, who was described as “an emotionally disturbed individual,” entered the casino of one of the country’s premiere integrated tourist destinations, torched its tables and later himself leading to his death. 1,021 more words