Monday, November 29, 2010

Article: 'Gambling addiction linked to suicidal behavior in teens -- study'

An article was published this morning on covering a study on the links between gambling and various forms of problem behavior in young people. It's called "Gambling addiction linked to suicidal behavior in teens -- study," and was written by Neharika Sabharwal.

As it turns out, teens who develop gambling addictions run an appreciably higher risk not only for suicide, but also other problem behaviors such as stealing, drug selling, and destruction of property. According to Sabharwal's article, most of these behaviors seem to be geared toward obtaining money to feed gambling addictions.

I found the link to this article on the Western New York Prevention Resource Center website, which has been up and running for about a week now. Check it out!

Click here to read Sabharwal's article.

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