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What to Expect from Gambling Counselling

What to expect when seeking help from a Gambling Counsellor (we aren’t scary). Admitting you have a gambling problem can be scary! Doing something about it can be scarier still! But be brave, the benefits are worth it. So what … Continue reading

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Stop Gambling in 2011

Research says that a problem gambler can think about gambling up to 80% of the time. When you think about it, that’s a lot of brain time being consumed with gambling thoughts. For many people, this is why giving up … Continue reading

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Bee’s Story

When I read this letter from Bee it really astounded me about what an impressive young person Bee is.  Despite being in crises and having had to cope with so much Bee has not lost sight of what is right and … Continue reading

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Calculating the Odds

What Are the Odds? It’s not always easy to fully understand the huge and tiny numbers involved in gambling odds. However, having some insight into what are the actual chances of winning or losing is a valuable tool to have … Continue reading

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Young Gamblers

There are many forms of gambling that young men can become involved in.  You don’t have to be in your thirties, suited up on the race track or playing back room poker to a Kenny Rogers soundtrack to have a … Continue reading

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Counselling is Not a Magic Pill

Many clients come to us at counselling after having committed criminal offenses. They were ordered to attend counselling by a judge or probation and parole.  But problem gambling never starts out this way, and you don’t need to be in these kinds of … Continue reading

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Zac Gives His Wallet to a Friend

A young man named Zac shared his story recently… Gambling has become a problem for me over the last two years. I know it’s not the biggest amounts, like some of the other stories on the http://www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au website – but … Continue reading

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