Gambling is supposed to be fun and safe. When it becomes a burden, it can take a toll on your life. If you have concerns about your gambling or someone close to you, there is help available.
Here are some of the signs you may have a gambling problem and Begambleaware.org/ is also a great resource for anyone suffering from gambling addictions:
- Do you lie to loved ones?
- Do you miss work to gamble?
- Do you gamble to forget?
- Do you steal to gamble?
- Do you borrow money to gamble?
- Do you spend your bill money or go more into debt after gambling?
We have put together a list of resources for the ones who feel their gambling has gotten out of hand. There are many others specific to your area:
NCP Gambling International Helpline
The good news is support is available and there are many free resources to help you. You just need to ask!