How to Help a Gambler Stop

Monday, 15 November 2021

Are you worried gambling has become a problem for someone you care about?

The effects of unsafe gambling can impact the family, friends, and even colleagues of someone with a gambling problem. But it can be hard to know how to help – or even if you should raise the issue.

We hope these tips help you get an idea of how you might start the conversation and encourage someone to avoid risky gambling behaviours.


Mental Health Week and the Wheel of Wellbeing

Friday, 8 October 2021

When we notice that gambling may be impacting different areas of our lives, it can bring feelings of stress and anxiety. The theme for Mental Health Week 2021 is ‘Take Time for Mental Health’ with a focus on the Wheel of Wellbeing. The Wheel of Wellbeing is an internationally recognised visual framework made up of six building blocks that underpin mental and physical health and wellbeing:


Contact us

If gambling has become a problem for you, or someone you care about, get some help. It’s free and confidential.

Call the Gambling Helpline on 1800 858 858 anytime 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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