An estimated 2% to 3% of U.S. adults have a gambling problem. The portion of college students with a problem, however, is potentially twice that number – up to 6%.
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I’m 37 and I spent most of my 20s and early 30s dealing with mental illness. I was severely depressed and struggled with addictions that made it hard to hold down a job or maintain my physical health.
Do you buy more when you’re stressed, angry, sad or bored? You could be an “emotional spender”.
the agency charged with treating people with gambling addictions may be ill-prepared for such a significant expansion of the market