Teens and Gambling?

Discussion in 'Substance Abuse' started by susiestar, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    Does anyone here have any info on teens and gambling?

    We think my son is gambling. :surprise:

    Or it may be drugs. He behaves like so many of the items on the list, but he has had most of these behaviors since age 5 or 6. :crazy2:

    Any info would be appreciated.

  2. SunnyFlorida

    SunnyFlorida Active Member

    I recall one of my difficult child's doing a bit of gambling. It seems the kids who are "balling" making $$ have extra money so they bet on sporting events etc. difficult child's who wanna have $$ and get caught easily end up sometimes being victims.

    Have you searched difficult child's room, backpack, cellphone etc?
  3. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Our easy child/difficult child absolutely gambles. He plays poker regularly and he
    also bets on football and basketball games. My husband and I assume
    that impulsive kids with addiction issues pretty well cover the
    gambit of "vices". Sad. DDD