Jeffrey’s losing streak

Jeffrey* called Family & Children’s Services toward the end of a long losing streak that extended far beyond the casino tables. He lost his savings and retirement accounts to gambling addiction. He lost his wife, Cynthia, and his home. Jeffrey knew he needed to lose his addiction too, or he’d eventually lose his life. Some…

The Myths and Facts of Gambling Addiction

Since 2008, Family & Children’s Services Gambling Program has been helping hundreds of individuals find the path to recovery and hope. How much do you know about this “hidden illness?” Here are some myths and facts about the disease: MYTH: You have to gamble every day to be a problem gambler. FACT: A problem gambler…