There is nearly 600,000 problem gamblers in Great Britain. Gambling leads to a natural high which becomes addictive. Internet gambling is on the increase due to ease of accessibility.
Whether you bet on sports, scratch cards, roulette, poker, or slots—in a casino or online—problem gambling can damage relationships, interfere with work, and lead to financial disaster. You may even do things you never thought you would, like stealing money to gamble or pay your debts. You may think you can’t stop but, with the right help, you can overcome a gambling problem or addiction and regain control of your life. The first step is recognizing and acknowledging the problem which is something you have already done by accessing this site.
Problem gamblers are more likely to suffer from stress, low self esteem, anxiety and depression.
And there's also a link between gambling and alcohol abuse. Many gambling addicts being addicted to alcohol.
Strong evidence suppports the fact that gambling can be successfully treated in the same way as other addictions. Cognitive behavioural therapy usually has the best results a therapy that counsellors within mindworks utilise.
Gamblers can have a problem, however, without being totally out of control. Problem gambling is any gambling behavior that disrupts your life. If you’re preoccupied with gambling, spending more and more time and money on it, chasing losses, or gambling despite serious consequences, you have a gambling problem. By reading this site you already know there is a problem with yourself or a loved one. Please don't hesitate to call now for a free consultation or to make a booking. Free yourself now rather than years down the line when the addiction has resulted in more losses in life.
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* Disclaimer: *Each individual responds differently so we plan and tailor your therapy to best match your needs, individual requirements and personality type. There are no guarantees that any of these courses of action will solve your issues.