Michael Mooney’s gambling addiction began with pitching pennies and ended when he nearly threw his life away. To most people, the word addiction brings to mind drugs and alcohol. But addiction to gambling, though less known, is just as epidemic and just as serious.
Experts believe that people who gamble for “fun” can quickly become addicted to gaming through the release of brain chemicals, making a gambling addiction one of the most difficult to beat.”
Learn more about Michael Mooney, a recovered gambling addict and psychologist who has gone on to treat others like himself, whose lives went from fun and games to bust.