Breaking Free - A Practical Approach to Quitting Gambling

This booklet covers issues for people who are effected by excessive gambling.

Topics covered:

  • Controlled Gambling – the hard option
  • How do you know if you have a problem?
  • Is your gambling excessive?
  • Reasons for Excessive Gambling
  • Are the reason(s) why you gamble important?
  • How do I change?
  • Make a decision
  • How can a counsellor help?
  • Voluntary Self Banning
  • Cash control strategies
  • Limiting your access to cash
  • Protection of assets
  • How to get started
  • Avoidance strategies
  • An Awareness Diary
  • Substitute activities
  • Leisure activities
  • Relapse avoidance
  • How families feel
  • Financial help
  • Emotional support
  • Family Violence
  • Get on with your life

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The views or opinions expressed in this information are general in nature and do not constitute professional advice. You may benefit from professional help to deal with individual and complex issues.