Do You Think You Might Have A Gambling Problem?

If a gambling problem is controlling you, please get help for it right away!

Developing a gambling problem could happen to anyone.  Could it be happening to you right now? I would have to be honest about it that I had an alcohol and drug problem while growing up.  There are common threads between both alcohol/drug addiction and with gambling! Another common thread is that there is hope for recovery from both alcohol and drugs and also a gambling problem. 

Gamblers Anonymous Gamblers Anonymous is made up of men and women who have come together to overcome gambling problems. Gamblers Anonymous offers local support groups across the country, problem gambling literature, and other valuable resources. Use the Gamblers Anonymous Web site to find a meeting in your area, or to learn more about problem gambling. There is help available if you want it?~ Bill Greguska

 

Testimonies Of Those Associated With Gambling!

I’m not going to go back to gambling; I mean, it’s as simple as that. ~ Pete Rose

1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.           

 

Take The Gambling Quiz

Are you concerned that you or someone you know may have a gambling problem? Take this quick quiz and we’ll help you figure it out.

The answers to these questions can alert you to some of the warning signs. Plus, we’ll give you some free resources for help, if you need it.

 

Answer The Following Questions As Honest As Possible!

  1. Have you ever lost time from work or school because of gambling?
  2. Has gambling ever caused problems in your home life?
  3. Has gambling affected your reputation with others?
  4. Have you ever felt a deep remorse after you were gambling?
  5. Did your gambling ever cause you financial difficulties?
  6. Has your gambling caused you to be less productive in general?
  7. After losing do you feel you must return right away to win more?
  8. Did you often gamble until your money was gone?
  9. Did you ever borrow money to support your gambling?
  10. Have you ever sold anything to finance your gambling?
  11. Did you hesitate to use “gambling money” for normal expenditures?
  12. Did gambling make you careless of the welfare of your family?
  13. Did you ever gamble much longer than you had planned?
  14. Do you ever gamble to escape worry, trouble, boredom, or loneliness?
  15. Has your gambling influenced you to do an illegal act to finance your gambling?
  16. Have you lost sleep due to your gambling?
  17. Do arguments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?
  18. Have you ever considered suicide as a result of your gambling?
  19. Did you ever have an urge to celebrate by a few hours of gambling?
  20. Do arguments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?

 

A person with a legitimate gambling problem will answer yes to at least seven of these twenty questions above.

If that is you, please get help!

For many people, gambling is a form of fun and entertaining. But for some, it’s a serious problem that can destroy many lives. Besides money trouble, gambling can cause problems with your relationships, family, job, and health just to name a few.

Facing a possible gambling problem can be an overwhelming experience. Many people who get in over their head feel like there is no in the world that they can overcome their problem, and even consider desperate ways of getting out.

If that is where you feel you are now, please understand that thousands of people have seen their lives and their finances back on track after a bad experience with gambling.

There is always hope, and there is always a way to overcome gambling problems. By using this website, you’re already taking decisive action.

Now, take the next step with one of the problem gambling resources on this page.

 

Related Pages Of Encouragement:

A Special Link for a Little Extra Encouragement

 

Debtadvice.org

Debtadvice.org is a resource provided by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. You can learn more about the organization and its credentials on the site. If gambling has made a mess of your finances, this nonprofit organization can help you get on track with counseling, planning tools, and more.

Health Management Gambling Treatment Program

Promote wellness, strengthen people and facilitate recovery.

 

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments or would just like some encouragement?

Even though I had a lucrative contract with MGM, I had a husband who was drinking and gambling our money away faster than I could make it. ~ Esther Williams

Jeremiah 17:10  “I the Lord search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.”