TOOLS OF RECOVERY: Alternative Approaches to Recovery

by Jodie Nealley, Intervention and Recovery Support Coordinator, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling and Amanda Poggenburg, Prevention Specialist “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our...

TOOLS OF RECOVERY: Recovery Maintenance

By Jodie Nealley, Intervention and Recovery Support Coordinator, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling The major goal of recovery is maintaining it.  Last week’s blog was about Relapse prevention but that is only a part of recovery. Developing ways of...

Tools of Recovery: Relapse Prevention

By Jodie Nealley, Intervention and Recovery Support Coordinator, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling There are many tools someone in recovery from gambling can have in their recovery tool box.  An understanding of relapse prevention, and the development of a...

Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out

by Sasha C. Russell, Communications Specialist, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling September 2014 marks the 25th National Recovery Month. Organizations and governments across the United States are encouraged to endorse this month through proclamations, and...