Counseling Services for those affected By problem gambling
Program length will vary for participants. We offer Gambling Assessments, Individual and Group counseling via Telehealth and/or in-person, tailored to each individuals’ needs.
Internationally certified Gambling Counselors will help you get your finances back on track, find recovery support within your community, and start living your life with serenity and peace of mind.
Please contact us for more information on how to get started on the road to recovery.
What is disordered gambling?
Disordered Gambling is characterized by a mental preoccupation with gambling, urges to gamble, hiding or concealing the extent of gambling activity, loss of control, chasing lost dollars, an inability to cut down, or stop gambling, and progressive, worsening of symptoms over time.
What Just Happened?
What started as fun has turned into a nightmare. I’ve lost interest in everything, except for placing my next bet. I just want my life back.
Recovery for the gambler:
- A renewed sense of hope
- The rebuilding of personal relationships
- Debt resolution
- Improved stress management skills
- Freedom from the guilt and shame that accompanies addiction
Addressing financial Concerns
Gamblers Choice staff are highly trained and experienced in offering support in addition to practical tips to help you get your finances back on track. Financial concerns and consequences are often the reason people begin to recognize that their gambling activities are becoming problematic.
Gamblers Choice Staff will assist you in setting up a budget, and offer practical tips and tolls to help you direct your money to productive activities.
If needed, referrals and consultations can be arranged with professionals regarding debt management or bankruptcy.
Don’t wait, call us now for support and guidance!
Gambling can affect family Members Too:
Family members often experience progressive worsening of symptoms that correlate to the decline of the gamblers functioning. Treatment for family members is just as important for the gambler.
Recovery for the family member(s) involves:
- Strengthening coping skills
- Addressing issues of trust and communication
- Protecting family finances
We offer screenings at no charge to those seeking assistance with their addiction. If you or someone you know would benefit from this service, please fill out the contact form below to hear from one of our licensed counselors.