March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Author: Janeane Krongos,Tillamook Family Counseling Center Each year, the month of March is recognized as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Problem gambling can be defined as any form of gambling that has a negative effect on your life. This concern affects the lives of many Oregonians and those who are close to them. According to the […]

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April 27, 2021

2021 SOS Tillamook Calendar

The 2021 SOS Tillamook calendar is here! This years theme is “When Things Change I Cope By…”. The art work for this years calendar was created by Tillamook County middle school students. Click on the calendar’s image to see this years calendar.  

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April 27, 2021

Lottery Tickets for Your Kids’ Holiday Stockings? Not a Good Bet

Lottery Tickets for Your Kids’ Holiday Stockings? Not a Good Bet Published Dec. 14, 2015 by Mary Ann Dearborn, LCSW, CPS Tillamook County Tillamook Family Counseling Center Updated 10/29/18 by DeAnna Pearl, MAT, CPS Tillamook County Tillamook Family Today’s is the first generation to grow up in a society where gambling is widely accepted and […]

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October 29, 2018

Risk of Freedom: Seniors and Problem Gambling

Risk of Freedom: Seniors and Problem Gambling Many seniors today — both men and women — also have income that is more discretionary and more leisure hours than their peers of two or three decades ago. Such a combination makes travel and leisure attractive — especially when coupled with a chance to win a bit […]

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October 29, 2018

Problem Gambling and Suicidal Behavior

Problem Gambling and Suicidal Behavior A Primer for Law Enforcement Expert from Tony Salvatore  Law enforcement personnel often see the collateral damage caused by problem gambling, sometimes in themselves or their peers. Yet, they may know less about the most harmful effect—the substantial suicide risk that problem gamblers bear. Several lists of major suicide risk […]

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October 29, 2018

A Dollar and a Dream

A Dollar and a Dream Problem Gambling in Retirement Now that their children are grown and the mortgage nearly paid off, thousands of couples, age 60 and over, have some wiggle room in their budgets. They have income from a pension, social security and/or investments. And they have something that was in short supply a […]

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October 29, 2018

Take a Break from Gambling

Take a Break from Gambling Problem Gambling Awareness Day, Sat. Sept 29 On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” Hafemann took his own life. He left behind a family full of grief, sadness, and many questions. His sister, Ronda Hatefi, became increasingly bothered by something Bobby had said in the note he left behind. He wrote […]

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October 29, 2018