Posts Tagged: #VeteransDay

A Reason to Be Grateful

November is here and the onset of the holiday season begins this week. Now is a perfect opportunity to take a moment of pause to acknowledge the people and things we are grateful for in our lives. If you or someone you know is in recovery from a gambling problem, there is much to be thankful for. On the other hand, if you or a loved one are in need of assistance, be grateful, and take comfort knowing that it’s never too late to begin the path to recovery. Being set free from the chains of a gambling addiction can be life-changing, for the gambler and their families. Loved ones…read more

Combat Gambling Addiction: Prevention is the Best Defense

Every November, also known as Military Family Month, our nation proudly pays tribute as a symbol of gratitude, remembrance, and support for our nation’s heroes on Veterans Day. These individuals are members of our country who have proudly served in the U.S armed forces. Though we recognize the journey that these individuals faced while in service, the challenges veterans undergo when returning to civilian life are often overlooked. As we observe this holiday, we want to take a moment to raise awareness about how veterans can be affected by problem gambling.  When returning home from service, veterans may struggle to re-assimilate into civilian life, find a new career path, and…read more

An Important Cause for National Veterans & Military Families Month

On October 31, 2019, President Trump signed a proclamation designating November 2019 as National Veterans and Military Families Month.[1] According to the most recent Census statistics, there are over 18 million veterans in the United States.[2] Between relatives, friends, coworkers, neighbors, and others, most of us know at least one person who has served. The annual Veterans Day holiday was also celebrated around the country earlier this week on November 11, 2019. What we now know as Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and marked the anniversary of the end of World War I.[3] It was first recognized in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson and was made a…read more