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Gambler’s Help Youthline on 1800 262 376 for advice and support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It's anonymous, confidential and free.Find out more
First Nations Gambling Awareness Program
Harm from gambling is common in the First Nations community. We provide help to any First Nations people who are experiencing harm from gambling.Find out more
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When I was 11 my dad died from a heart attack which was caused by a severe gambling addiction. My dad had gambled since he was 18, becoming addicted quickly he gambled until he died aged 52.
I was losing, but my boyfriend would always give me the money back I’d lose. He didn’t know I had a gambling problem, he’d think I’d be out with my friends drinking, whole time I’d be at a local casino.
A secret gambling habit shared with his father launched Peter into years of money worries. With the breakdown of his marriage, he knew he needed to change.
*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.