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- What is my role as the spouse (parent, loved one) of a compulsive gambler?
- How can I be of the greatest help to the person who joins Gamblers Anonymous?
- If my gambler continues to gamble, how can I live with this problem?
- How can I learn to accept and understand God's will for me?
Are you affected by someone's gambling problems? Gam-Anon is a fellowship of men and women who attempt to find the answers to such questions as:
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Do you want to stop gambling? Gamblers Anonymous (GA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. GA uses the 12-steps method.
GA members' primary purpose is to stop gambling and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.
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Gambling Addiction or Greed?
Harvard Medical School has an ethical conundrum on their hands with their Institute for Research on Pathological Gambling and Related Disorders. How can the gambling industry fund this supposedly independent institute 100% and not be biased in the research it approves for funding??
https://psychcentral.com/lib/gambling-addiction-or-greed/ - 6-Nov-2004 - Hits: 709 - Rate This | Details
Gambling Helpline (New Zealand)
The Gambling Helpline is New Zealand's national free hotline for ongoing motivational support, referral and information service for gambling problems. Problem gambling is described as any gambling behavior that disrupts your life. It can strain your relationship, interfere with your work and lead to financial destruction.
Their services are provided to people who are, or have been gambling, family and friends concerned about someone else's gambling and the general public interested in what impact gambling has in New Zealand.
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GamCare is the UK's National Telephone Helpline. Gambling more than you really want? Do you think someone you know is gambling too much? Trying to help a problem gambler and need someone to talk to and listen? This is for you.
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National Council on Problem Gambling
The National Council on Problem Gambling operates the National Problem Gambling Helpline Network (800-522-4700). The network is a single national access point to local resources for those seeking help for a gambling problem. The network consists of 28 call centers which provide resources and referrals for all 50 states, Canada and the US Virgin Islands. Help is available 24/7 and is 100% confidential.
http://www.ncpgambling.org/help-treatment/national-helpline-1-800-522-4700/ - 9-Sep-2006 - Hits: 330 - Rate This | Details
Pathological Gambling Symptoms
A description of symptoms related to Pathological Gambling or persistent and recurrent maladaptive gambling behavior. Gambling addiction, also known as compulsive gambling, may be a type of impulse-control disorder. Compulsive gamblers keep gambling whether they're up or down, broke or flush, happy or depressed. Even when they know the odds are against them, even when they can't afford to lose, people with a gambling addiction can't "stay off the bet".
https://psychcentral.com/disorders/pathological-gambling-symptoms/ - 1-Jun-2000 - Hits: 483 - Rate This | Details
Treatments for Compulsive Gambling
This article identifies the treatment options for individuals whom complusively gamble. If you have a gambling problem, call the Gambling State Hotline or Gamblers Anonymous Hotline and enlist the support of others who have the same problem. This is paramount.
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