Gambling Addiction

According to a university study it has been discovered that living near a casino can double your likelihood of becoming addicted to gambling. The blame of this is not all on the casino, it is highly dependent on the individual and how they adapt to the idea that they have a casino within their easy reach. Gamblers have to live with the world around them which can often be difficult with things such as casinos becoming more and more popular, gambling addicts have to find a way to maintain control in a world full of casinos and race tracks.

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 For many if recovering from being an addiction the proximity of a casino may present a problem especially of the casino is new. Someone living within 10 miles of a casino has a 7% risk of becoming a problem gambler. This was defined by a comparison between other towns 10 miles away. Having a casino near you makes it more convenient, if it’s more convenient more people are going to get into trouble.

 If gambling addiction is a problem to you or a loved one then it needs to be treated.ADT Healthcare are an organisation that provides treatment, they offer a quality advice and referral service to solve their particular addiction and help them to get their life back again. Visit www.adt-healthcare.com for more information.

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