Monthly Archives: August 2012

How Much Gambling is Too Much?

This is a question that comes up a lot when talking about problem gambling. It’s something counsellors are asked when people are trying to work out if someone they care about has a gambling problem and if they should intervene, … Continue reading

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How to Take a Pass on Gambling Urges and Triggers

Triggers that fire off a gambling urge and what to do when the urge strikes If you know the triggers that set you off on spending more time or money gambling than you want to, you can take action to … Continue reading

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Gambling Problems Don’t Just Happen

Are any of these things happening to you? Gambling problems don’t usually just happen, often they build up overtime as gambling behaviour changes from social gambling to regular gambling and then compulsive or problem gambling. It’s often called the continuum … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Just Stop Gambling?

How did this happen? I can’t believe the sh*t I’m in If I stop now, I’ll be a total loser. There’s no way I can pay back all the money I owe. If I had the money to invest, I’m … Continue reading

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What Is Gambling Counselling?

Counselling is a place to talk about how gambling has changed your life – the good and the bad. It’s safe and private, and you won’t be judged. Counselling is free to anyone affected by problem gambling, not just the … Continue reading

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