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Guide to Smashing Through Alcohol Detoxes

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This post has been kindly supplied by Cassiobury Court Warning: Information contained in this guide is for educational purposes only. Please do not substitute official medical guidelines with information contained in this guide. Cassiobury Court cannot be held responsible for your actions linked to information contained in this guide. If you’ve attended an alcohol rehab centre in the past, you…

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The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Addiction

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At Cassiobury Court, although we are better known for our alcohol rehab treatment, today we wish to discuss the topic of video game addiction. Why? Because video game addiction affects many hundreds of thousands of people and so this topic is simply too prevalent to ignore. Although video game addiction is not formally recognised by the current DSM-5, the condition is undoubtedly…

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Gambling problems in footballers and cricketers

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‘Gambling problems more common in footballers and cricketers’ In England, footballers are prohibited from betting on any football matter worldwide Professional footballers and cricketers are three times more likely to have gambling problems than other young men, according to research. A study conducted for the Professional Players’ Federation shows 6.1% of sportsmen would be classed as problem gamblers compared with…

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The hidden cost of those ‘free’ gambling apps

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Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps. Many worries about the future weigh on Brett as he works his way through a gambling addiction program. The 21-year-old’s biggest worry after his release from the three-month program in California: encountering…

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Online Gambling Creating Hidden Addicts

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A new study commissioned by the charity claims drinking and online gambling are ‘commonly combined’ The research revealed people who regularly drank large amounts of alcohol were more prone to engage in moderate or problematic gambling A huge growth in online gambling could lead to a nation of “hidden” addicts and problem drinkers, new research has warned. A study commissioned…

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Gambling footballers take out payday loans

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 Footballers are taking out payday loans to fund gambling addictions, says the Sporting Chance clinic. The rehabilitation clinic, which works with the Professional Footballers’ Association union, said 70% of its referrals related to gambling. It has urged the prime minister to crack down on online betting adverts.  There was a point where I was clearing 30 to 40 grand a…

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Compulsive Gambler Shares His Recovery Story

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A compulsive gambler who participated in Gamblers Anonymous program shared his recovery in hopes to help others affected by this addiction.Sean was an above average student in high school. He played sports, volunteered at the local soup kitchen on holidays and had a high school sweetheart that he married soon after graduating. He went onto college and received his degree….

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