LIFE EVENTS
QUESTIONS

Gambling

Q.1. How do I know if I have a gambling problem?
A.

If you gamble to make money, betting long odds for a quick kill, and devote an inordinate amount of time to it regardless of the consequences, there is a very good chance that you have a problem which needs to be addressed. Gamblers Anonymous has a series of 20 questions which will help you identify if you have a problem.

Q.2. What are the dangers of gambling?
A.

Gambling can become an obsession that endangers your lifestyle, friendships and family relationships. It can be an expensive activity that consumes your finances. There is more at stake, therefore, than just your money. Compulsive gambling is an illness, progressive in nature, which can never be cured but can be controlled.

Q.3. What should I do if I think I have a gambling problem?
A.

Visit the Gamblers Anonymous website to learn more and find resources in your community that can help you.