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Help yourself

If you’ve noticed gambling is stopping you from achieving the things you want to, it’s time to tackle it. Sometimes all you need are self-help tools and gambling information to help you take some steps.

Use these tips, tools and programs to help you get control of your gambling, in your own way and your own time.

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How to reduce your gambling

Looking for ways to reduce you gambling? Follow these practical tips to help you stay in control of your gambling or quit for good.

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Regaining control

Regaining control

If your gambling is causing problems in your life, there are steps you can take to give up gambling. Call 1800 858 858 for free advice and support.

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Staying in control

Follow these helpful tips, such as: set a money limit in advance, never chase your losses, don't drink when gambling, etc. to help keep the balance right.

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Money management

Are you spending more than you should on gambling? Consider these tips for managing your money to help you stop or cut back on gambling.

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Self-help tools

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Reset App

Reset is a free and confidential app that will help you better understand your gambling. Learn how to control gambling urges to successfully stop or reduce your gambling.

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100 Day Challenge

100 Day Challenge is a flexible program that offers you 100 alternative activities to help resist the urge to gamble and focus your energy on other aspects of life.

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Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI)

Self-exclusion

Self-exclusion is a free program where you ban yourself from gaming venues or online gambling. Call 1800 858 858 if you need help with this.

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YourPlay

YourPlay is a personal gaming card that enables you to track how much money and time you spend at pokies venues throughout Melbourne and Victoria.

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Self-help guide

This manual lets you work through understanding and getting control of your gambling in your own way and at your own pace. Using it you can do a self-assessment, and then set goals. It includes exercises to help you achieve and maintain your goals.

Help yourself: a self-help guide to overcoming gambling problems

Gambling calculator

Ever wondered how much time and money you spend on gambling? This calculator will show you how gambling affects your life over a year.

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