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While Steve’s friends could bet a little then walk away, he spent years maxxing out his credit cards and feeling ashamed of his hidden gambling habit. Now his self-awareness and determination to live openly and honestly keep him on track.
Jan dreamed of a happily-ever-after marriage but instead found herself mopping up after the crises created by her husband’s gambling.
I became so addicted that I lost the appreciation for money and the people around me, you don’t realise it in the beginning but before you know it you’re up until sunrise relying on your bet to win in order to make it through the week.
*Based on 2019–20 Gambler's Help Objective Outcomes data where 95% of clients who set an objective of ‘Emotional and/or Psychological’ felt they had ‘met’ or ‘partially met’ their objective at case closure.