Tools of Recovery: Relapse Prevention

By Jodie Nealley, Intervention and Recovery Support Coordinator, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling There are many tools someone in recovery from gambling can have in their recovery tool box.  An understanding of relapse prevention, and the development of a...

Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out

by Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling September 2014 marks the 25th National Recovery Month. Organizations and governments across the United States are encouraged to endorse this month through proclamations, and...

Advocacy

by Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling Advocacy is at the core of our mission at The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health. We advocate for services to help people with gambling disorders, their families, and...

Illegal Gambling in the News

by Meaghan Lyver, Communications Intern, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling A fact sheet recently posted by Havoscope states that currently in the U.S. $99 out of every $100 wagered on sports betting is illegally placed. According to the American Gaming...

Documentary Review: The Anonymous People

By Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling Recently several Council staff members got together to view The Anonymous People. While the documentary did not discuss gambling disorder, the message is still relevant to the...

The 2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling

by Margot Cahoon, Communications Director, The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health  Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Orlando, Florida to attend the National Council on Problem Gambling’s 28th National Conference on Problem Gambling: Pathways to New...