“Making a Bet, Entertainment or Addiction?” ~ CP Mirarchi III, LCADC interviewed by Loretta Depka Zerbo

February 13, 2021

Listen to one man’s colorful journey of life through a gambling addiction. Starting Point Executive Director Loretta Depka Zerbo was joined by revered practitioner CP Mirarchi III, LCADC (may he Rest in Peace), as he discussed gambling and gaming addictions from his own experience, the connection to other addictions, and what family members can do to help. 0:00 Introduction 1:16 How to Manage Your Addiction to Gambling 3:36 Where is the Line Between Entertainment and a Problem 10:20 Seeking Help- NJ Residents, Treatment in Arizona 13:05 12 Steps for Gambling Addiction- CP’s Story 29:32 How Can Gamblers Help their Loved Ones that are Addicted? 36:52 Families of Gamblers 38:58 Wrap Up The Starting Point Website: https://startingpoint.org/ To Donate Please Visit: https://startingpoint.org/todays-donation/ The Founder of The Starting Point Vince DiPasquale’s YouTube Channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/VinceDiPasquale/featured For Live & Virtual Meetings Please Visit The Starting Point Calendar: https://startingpoint.org/calendar/