How to approach a person who might have an addiction

How to approach a person who might have an addiction


Ohio’s first casino opened up in 2012… And since then .. More people are seeking help for a gambling addiction.. First News reporter Christina Mullen met with a local counselor.. Finding out how you should approach someone who has a problem.. She’s LIVE in the studio with that story NEW this morning… [D9]8AM GAMBLING MGCL-LVIN If someone is exaggerating their wins, but minimizing their losses… Or asking to borrow money to gamble… And then becoming restless or irritable when they can’t .. Chances are they have an addiction…. [D10]8AM GAMBLING MGCL-VO Stephanie Geer is a gambling counselor.. She says she’s seen more people admitting they have a problem — with not just casino gambling.. But scratch offs and sports betting. Meridan healthcare offers individual .. Family .. And group counseling for those struggling with a gambling addiction.. If you think you know someone who is gambling too much.. Geer says to approach them in a positive way… BE SUPPORTIVE AND MENTION THAT I NOTICE THAT THERE’S SOME CHANGES IN YOU, AND I AM CONCERNED ABOUT THAT. BUT GO ABOUT IT IN A SUPPORTIVE WAY, NOT BEING DEMANDING POINTING A FINGER. Then suggest seeking help… Like seeing a counselor or going to gamblers annonymous.. [D12]8AM GAMBLING MGCL-LVOUT The state of Ohio has increased money to provide more treatment for those struggling with addiction… Increasing the resources available in the state… [D14]20170520 ROGERS FOLO 2-VO A follow up this morning to the

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