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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).