Interested in learning more about problem gambling? The Queens Center for Excellence provides the resources below to help you understand gambling disorder’s signs, risks, consequences and treatment options.
What is Problem Gambling? Gambling is defined as any activity where an item of value is placed at risk in an attempt to gain something of greater value. For example, when we pay a dollar to buy a lottery ticket with the hope that we will a million dollars. Gambling behavior can be classified into… Read more »
Spot the Warning Signs of Problem Gambling Problem gambling is often referred to as the “hidden addiction.” With alcohol or drug abuse, you can see physical signs – i.e. stumbling, slurring speech, etc. But with problem gambling there are rarely outward signs or physical symptoms. You can’t tell just by looking at someone that their gambling… Read more »
The New York Council on Problem Gambling The Queens Center for Excellence is a program of The New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG). The New York Council on Problem Gambling is a Board-governed, not-for-profit independent organization devoted to increasing public awareness about problem and disordered gambling and advocating for support services and treatment for persons… Read more »