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Gambling and Illegal Activity
Check out this new article by Al Gesregan on some of the legal impacts of compulsive gambling.
Gambling and Illegal Acitivity.pdf
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Gambling in the Military
A new article by Al Gesregan on a significant issue that is just starting to receive attention. Be sure to read this and learn more about why early screening is important to assisting our warrior citizens and their families.
Military Gambling Large.pdf
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GamAnon Information for Families of Problem Gamblers
If you are seeking resources for yourself or a client, this packet of information can help. Click here for meeting lists and other resources.
Gam-Anon packet.pdf
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Unresolved Gambling Issues: Are They Being Addressed? - Part 1 - "The Gambling Crisis"
APTPG will be posting one part each week of a five part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues" authored by Al Gesregan, APTPG Treasurer. The first part deals with the Crisis stage of a gambling disorder.
PART I- THE GAMBLING CRISIS.pdf
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Unresolved Gambling Issues: Are They Being Addressed? - Part 2 - "The Meaning of Money"
APTPG will be posting one part each week of a five part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues" authored by Al Gesregan, APTPG Treasurer. The second part deals with the role money plays in the life of an addicted gambler.
Part II--The Meaning of Money.pdf
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Unresolved Gambling Issues: Are They Being Addressed? - Part 3 - "Social and Psychological Losses"
APTPG will be posting one part each week of a five part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues" authored by Al Gesregan, APTPG Treasurer. The third part deals with social losses and psychological issues in early recovery.
Part III-Social Losses.pdf
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Unresolved Gambling Issues: Are They Being Addressed? - Part 4 - "Grieving the Loss"
APTPG will be posting one part each week of a five part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues" authored by Al Gesregan, APTPG Treasurer. The fourth part deals with the grieving process that a gambler goes through when deciding to stop gambling.
PART IV--GRIEVING THE LOSS.pdf
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Unresolved Gambling Issues: Are They Being Addressed? - Part 5 - "The Magical Thinking of the Compulsive Gambler"
APTPG will be posting one part each week of a five part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues" authored by Al Gesregan, APTPG Treasurer. The fifth and final part deals with the magical thinking, superstitions, and rituals that are common among compulsive gamblers.
PART V (2).pdf
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The May 2017 issue of APTPG's newsletter,  "The Learning Center",  is now available!  This month's feature topic is Tanorexia.  Please click on the link below to view or download. (requires a .pdf viewer)

The Learning Center - Volume 1, No. 3 - May 2017
Tanorexia
THE LEARNING CENTER VOL 1, NO 3.pdf
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For past issues of "The Learning Center", please follow the links below:

 

The Learning Center - Volume 1, No. 2 - March 2017
THE LEARNING CENTER VOL 1, NO 2.pdf
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The Learning Center - Volume 1, No. 1 - January 2017
THE LEARNING CENTER VOL 1, NO 1.pdf
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Our next Newsletter will be published in July 2017. Each newsletter will discuss a specific behavioral addiction (i.e., Gambling Disorders, Food Addiction, Internet Addiction, Sex Addiction, and Texting and E-mail Problem Use).