You are not alone. Lots of problem gamblers and their loved ones have shared their experiences with us in the stories below. It’s important to know that many of these stories are raw and painful, but they represent a true picture of how people feel at the various stages of their journey to recovery. Since they first came to our site, many of these people have received assistance from Gambling Help services.
I’ve written before and want to give a bit of an update. I lost everything to poker machines, my relationship, my savings, my financial freedom. My routine was simple, sleep, work, find nearest pub, drink... Read More...>
After reading some of the stories here, my situation is not really as bad as others. Although I have lost probably $5k to pokies, it still hurts. I have financial goals to achieve and spending... Read More...>
By Counsellor Clive
Hey my name is DSI and I am 22. In my view gambling is worse than drugs. I started gambling when I was 17. I first went to a casino in 2008, using a fake ID.... Read More...>