Category: Gambling

Look Out For These 5 Signs Of Gambling Addiction

Denial David Crosby - Signs Of Gambling Addiction - Addiction Hope Gambling as a leisure activity is perfectly healthy, but it can easily become a process addiction. The intense highs and lows of winning and losing are as addictive as the effects of a chemical substance on the brain. “Gambler’s fallacy,” or the belief that a win has to be coming because of a long string [...]
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The Surprising Link Between Sex Addiction And Gambling Addiction

Gambling And Sex Addiction - Addiction Hope The existence of behavioral addictions is still a controversial topic among addiction experts. While some argue that the problematic behaviors exhibited by people with behavioral addictions closely mimic the behavior of drug and alcohol addicts, others feel that so-called behavioral addictions aren’t really addictions at all, but simply bad habits. However, when we look at [...]
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Top 4 Process Addictions

Top 4 Process Addictions Let’s first answer the question of what a process addiction is. According to www.processaddictions.com, process addictions refer to the obsession to take part in certain activities or behaviors. Process addictions can manifest themselves in a number of ways. Virtually every activity or behavior that triggers the release natural feel good chemicals like dopamine and serotonin [...]
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Christian Track: Staying Connected to a Support Group for Gambling Addiction Recovery

Poker chips and stack of cash on gaming table Contributor: Ryan Moffat, BS in Bible and Theology from Multnomah University. Pastor of Vast Church. “Confess your sins to one another that you might be healed” – James 5:17 “Isolation is our response to sin, community is our response to reconciliation.” – Brad House Isolation When we’re caught in self-destructive behavior our natural disposition is to hide. [...]
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Traveling and Gambling: Creating a Trip That Supports Your Recovery

Roulette Wheel with Chips Gambling Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope For many individuals, gambling can be a form of recreation, particularly when traveling or on vacation. This can range on a variety of activities, including sports games, races, casino/card games, and more, which often are accessible in vacation spots and tourist [...]
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