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Are you struggling to stop gambling? Contact a hotline in Canada for support

If your life and relationships have been negatively impacted by your gambling habits, you may feel hopeless. However, recovering from a gambling problem is possible. With the right support, you can rebuild what has been lost. There are 4 helplines that support with gambling concerns in Canada who can assist you. Reach out if you're experiencing the following:

  • Continuing to gamble despite negative consequences.
  • Asking people to bail you out when you experience financial troubles due to gambling.
  • Gambling to distract yourself from your problems.
  • Being told by others that you have a gambling problem.
  • Constantly thinking about gambling.
  • Getting into debt as a result of gambling.
  • Gambling as a way to relieve negative emotions.
  • Using your credit card to fund your gambling habit.

It's normal to reach a point where you feel that the loss you've suffered as a result of your gambling is too much. It can be hard to see a way out. However, with patience, commitment and proper support, you can rebuild your life.

You may be hesitant to reach out for help. Perhaps you feel that you'll be judged or that you're beyond help. Although you may feel that way, there are kind and compassionate helpline volunteers and counselors from Canada who care about what you're going through and who want to support you.

If you think you might need support with gambling today, consider contacting a helpline in Canada for free, confidential help.


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