Five signs a work colleague may have issues with gambling

Gambling can impact people from all walks of life, and at some point a person you know may show signs of being impacted by their gambling.   Employers and work colleagues can often notice that something is not right during the early stages, and by approaching the situation thoughtfully can help the person being impacted. Sometimes … Continue reading Five signs a work colleague may have issues with gambling

Whatever your limits are, it is a great time to think about them.

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (RGAW) is taking place this week, running from 23-29 October in NSW. Held during the break between the footy grand finals and Melbourne Cup, RGAW aims to get people to take a moment and think about their gambling. What do we mean by this? Say you’ve gone to the races with … Continue reading Whatever your limits are, it is a great time to think about them.

What is a gambling urge and why does it matter?

Recognising and dealing with gambling urges can be a really powerful part of recovery. People describe gambling urges in different ways: compulsions an adrenaline rush excitement cravings It is possible to manage your urges even if they feel overwhelming and difficult to resist. Sometimes people try to ’white knuckle’ urges by trying not to give into … Continue reading What is a gambling urge and why does it matter?