Webinar – The Journey to Recovery (MD)

16dec12:00 pm1:00 pmWebinar – The Journey to Recovery (MD)

Time

(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling presents
“The Journey to Recovery”

Friday, December 16th
12 PM – 1 PM

Gambling, like all addictions can have an arduous journey back to a normal way of thinking and living. Unfortunately, many people do not seem to comprehend the complexity of this disease and as it goes undetected it becomes that elephant in the room which nobody seems to notice or is comfortable addressing. To this day many people look at excessive gambling as a problem with which the individual should simply “just stop” before causing further financial or personal problems. As certified peer recovery specialists in recovery from a gambling disorder we will share our experiences with the struggles involving recognizing the gambling addiction, the tools which can be utilized to assist someone you believe is struggling with this disease, ways and means to regain one’s self-worth, and tools which can be utilized to assist in treating the disease.

Learning Objective:

• A better understanding of the difference between recreational/pleasure gambling and problem gambling.
• Suggestions on approaching an individual whom you suspect might have a gambling problem.
• Treatment options for an individual with a gambling problem, both short term and long term.

To register, click HERE.

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