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How scratch cards and online gambling impacted my life

Emily talks about her experience with problem gambling and how asking for support really helped

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How I think my drug addiction started

This SpunOut.ie reader talks about their addiction to drugs and how with the support of family they're on the road to recovery

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How I started my recovery from drugs and alcohol addiction

This SpunOut.ie reader talks about their first steps on their road to recovery and how support groups have helped

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Could you have a problem with porn?

There are things you can do if you have concerns about your porn use

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Raising awareness about video game addiction with YSI

With games like Fortnite becoming so popular, this YSI group wanted to raise awareness about a growing issue

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#ProblemGambling Campaign 2018

Learn the signs and impact of problem gambling

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11 tips for reducing gambling harm

Gambling can become a problem, but here are a some tips on minimising the risk of addiction

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The relationship between gambling and the brain

Learn what happens in the brain when someone becomes addicted to gambling

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Getting help for a gambling addiction

There are services out there who offer support for gambling addiction.

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Myths about gambling

Learn some of the common myths about gambling

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Signs a young person has a gambling problem

These are the signs to look out for if you think someone you’re close to might have a gambling problem

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Supporting someone with a gambling problem

What to do if a friend has a gambling problem

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