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Gambling Addictions

The Sound of Ideas
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 9:00 am
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For some people gambling is an enjoyable and harmless pastime but for others it can be a dangerous compulsion likened to that of drug or alcohol addictions. Excessive gambling can strain relationships, interfere with work, and lead to financial catastrophe. As Ohioans debate whether to expand gambling in the state, we examine how it becomes an obsession for a few, who's most at risk and how it can be treated, Friday morning at 9 on the Sound of Ideas.

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Tracy Pillotson, Gambling Counselor, Recovery Resources
Lia Nower, Director, Center for Gambling Studies, Rutgers University
"John", Recovering gambling and alcohol addict

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