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Problem Gambling Linked to Substance Abuse

(9/9/2013)

Problem Gambling Linked to Substance Abuse
Psych Central
September 7, 2013

Although gambling is often a problem among people with mental health or substance abuse issues, the behavior is rarely addressed in rehabilitation because of funding shortages and treatment challenges. The problem is not insignificant as a new study discovers problem gamblers are a hidden population as 10-20 percent of people with substance abuse problems also have gambling problems.

Read the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/09/07/problem-gambling-linked-to-substance-abuse/59256.html


Keywords: problem, gambling, link, substance, abuse, treatment, mental, health, rehabilitation



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