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Are you struggling to stop gambling? Contact a hotline in Western Australia, Australia for support

If you can't stop gambling despite the negative impact it's had on you and your loved ones, you may feel guilty, ashamed, and hopeless. But there is hope. You can get free support to stop gambling from one of 1 hotlines in Western Australia, Australia. Reach out if you relate to the following:

  • An urge to win back the money you lost.
  • Being unable to stop gambling despite making an effort to stop.
  • Being told by others that you have a gambling problem.
  • Gambling as a way to relieve negative emotions.
  • Thinking that the next bet will solve all of your problems.
  • Selling personal or family items to get money to gamble with.
  • Denying that you have a gambling problem.
  • Gambling to distract yourself from your problems.

Feeling as though there is no hope and that nothing can be solved is normal, especially if you have lost a lot to gambling. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel. There are others who have overcome their gambling problems and there is hope for you too.

The first step to rebuilding what you've lost, is to reach out for help. That can be hard if you doubt whether anyone can help and whether you'll be understood. It may help to know that in Western Australia, Australia, helpline counselors and volunteers are trained to help people experiencing problems just like yours.

If you are ready to talk to someone about your gambling behavior, you can contact a hotline in Western Australia, Australia for free and confidential support.


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