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    • OCTOBER 18, 2018

    Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence

    October, 2018, has once again been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This month, it is important to be aware that family violence associated with gambling is on the rise in the United States. Although the exact nature of the relationship between problem gambling and violence within the family is not clearly understood, the

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    • SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
    Suicide and Gambling Addiction

    Suicide and Gambling Addiction

    Like all addictions, problem gambling and/or gambling addiction causes intense distress and continual disruptions in most areas of life: Individuals face grave financial problems, their families and relationships are in ruin, self-esteem has been decimated and a sense of helplessness and hopelessness is pervasive.  Suicide, attempted suicide and suicidal ideation is common among those diagnosed with

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    • DECEMBER 19, 2017
    2017 Awareness Holiday Lottery Campaign

    2017 Awareness Holiday Lottery Campaign

    Each holiday season, The Center joins the National Council on Problem Gambling, the Center on Youth Gambling Problems & High-Risk Behaviors and lotteries in the United States (including the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency), Canada and internationally to send an important reminder: Parents, family members and friends should NOT give lottery tickets as gifts

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