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When Does Gambling for Fun Become an Addiction

Life Unscripted - Stories of Mental Health and Addiction

English - September 19, 2023 18:00 - 24 minutes - 13.2 MB
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Gambling is known as the hidden addiction. Many people play at online gaming sites, go to casinos or maybe they start by betting with friends or buying lottery tickets. For most people it's just some fun and doesn't affect their daily life. But for some the obession can lead to losing their family, friends and even their job.

Community and Addiction Services of Niagara – or CASON - provides comprehensive treatment for alcohol, drug and gambling/gaming and internet addiction for individuals and their families. 

CASON's Marnie Proktor is on the show and you may be surprised when you hear what can be considered a gambling problem. 

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