The Hidden Addiction
By Mid-Hudson Problem Gambling Resource Center
The Hidden AddictionSep 23, 2021
Road to Recovery
On this episode, we welcome two special guests who share their journey of recovery from problem gambling in honor of Recovery Month. Listen as they share how their journey started, how to remain in recovery, what they are grateful for, and more.
If you or someone you know struggles with a gambling addiction or is affected by it please reach out to us. Call or text us at 914-215-6440 for help or email us at Mid-HudsonPGRC@nyproblemgambling.org
On this episode, we are joined by one of our very own PGRC Clinical Network Clinicians - JR Lombardo. We wanted to review what the process is like for someone seeking to get connected to care, how some of those discussions go, and some of the resources we have available.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a gambling addiction or is affected by it call or text us at 914-215-6440 for help.
The Hidden Addiction Podcast- Let's Get Personal
Welcome to our fifth episode of The Hidden Addiction Podcast. Today the Mid-Hudson Problem Gambling Resource Center staff shares their stories of how they journeyed into working with the New York Council on Problem Gambling. Listen to our fun and heart-felt stories as to why we feel this addiction is important and why we continue to work hard to bring forth the message of connecting people to care.
You can also call or text us at 914-215-6440 for help or information.
Take a listen, share the link, and/or email us your comments. We would love to hear from you!
If you would like to submit a topic or question, please contact us at Mid-HudsonPGRC@NYProblemGambling.org
The Hidden Addiction Podcast- Gamblers Anonymous
If you ever wanted to learn the ins and outs of Gamblers Anonymous (GA), this is your chance. Our special guest, Joe B is a facilitator of GA in New York, he will discuss the history of GA and how it has supported those struggling with problem gambling to get help and stay in recovery. He also describes what a typical meeting is like, its connections with Gam-Anon (support for loved ones affected by the gambling addiction), how we, as a community of support programs, need to come together to continue holding up problem gamblers and their families, and lastly, he talks in-depth about the upcoming Open meeting on June 13th @ 6 pm.
Link to the meeting: https://events.newyorkga.com/
If you or anyone is interested in more information about GA please contact the National Hotline at 1-855-222-5542
You can also call us at the Mid-Hudson Problem Gambling Resource Center information or help at 914-215-6440
The Hidden Addiction Podcast- The LGBTQIA+ Community and Problem Gambling
In this episode, we called in two important guests, Ashely Owen Team Leader for Staten Island, and Craig Johnson a clinician in our Finger Lakes region. Listen as our guest share their knowledge about working with the LGBTQIA+ community and how gambling addiction has affected the community.
If you or someone you know struggles with a gambling addiction or is affected by it please reach out to us. Call or text us at 914-215-6440 for help.
The Hidden Addiction Podcast
In episode two we discuss the legalization of online sports betting within New York State with Jim Maney, the Executive Director of the New York Council on Problem Gambling. We talk about how this affects New York State residents and those struggling with gambling addiction.
The Hidden Addiction Podcast
Hello and welcome to the Hidden Addiction Podcast. This podcast is brought to you by the Mid-Hudson Problem Gambling Resource Center under the New York Council on Problem Gambling. Across New York state we have 7 resource centers dedicated to connecting individuals to care. We are here to increase awareness about problem gambling and advocate for support services for persons adversely affected by problem gambling. Problem Gambling is defined as risking something of value on a game of chance. There can be many types of gambling, and it can affect anyone at any time in their life. It may not be talked about often and kept in the dark, but we hope this podcasts sheds light on the hidden addiction of gambling and brings forth resources and information for you to use