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Gambling Addiction Treatment in Arizona

What many people may not realize is that gambling addiction is classified as an impulse control disorder.

Individuals with impulse control disorders feel increasing stimulation before participating in the act of gambling. 624 more words


I played the best! Mr Pocket 8's.

This is a true gambling story and a good story at that!

In late 2010 I was playing at Harvey’s (Lake Tahoe).

I was killing it at this 3/5 game.   786 more words


Addiction & Mental Health

I was very fortunate to work in a nationwide initiative, the only clinic in the country created to treat people with addictions since 2008.

It was here in which my eyes were opened to the world of addictions and all my prior beliefs, debunked. 771 more words


The House Always Wins

My own first visit to a casino was sometime in the early eighties. A co-worker’s parents owned a beach condo at the Jersey Shore and he asked some friends to join him there one holiday weekend. 613 more words

Marriage And Gambling

Welcome to Step 0

Step 1. We admitted that we were powerless over gambling – that our lives had become unmanageable.

I am at step 0 in GA.  It does not matter what I have done in AA or what I have learned through any other means.  702 more words