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2015 Ohio Lottery Holiday Campaign

Posted by: Marilyn Rule on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

 The holiday season is in full swing and with Thanksgiving behind us, many are hitting up the stores to buy something for everyone on their Christmas list. But before...

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Social Impacts of Gambling

Posted by: Marilyn Rule on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Attitudes toward gambling vary greatly since the once thought “mob-related” activity to current government controlled gaming. For most, gambling has become a social norm...

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Play It Safe

Posted by: Marilyn Rule on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Gambling has become a very socially accepted activity in our community.

Low Risk Choices

College Students Take a Gamble

Posted by: Marilyn Rule on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

For family members or significant others who have been affected by someone’s gambling problem, please call Zepf Center at 419-841-7701 ext6058.  All services regarding problem gambling are free and confidential for family or significant others. Individual or family counseling is available.

Have you ever...

Lied about how much time or money has been spent gambling? Borrowed or sold things to get money for gambling? Skipped work, school or family events to gamble? Gambled due to depression, being bored, or stressed? Gambled more to get the same excited feeling? Argued with family about money and gambling? Hid bills, winnings, or losses from family? “Chased” the losses? Been preoccupied with gambling?