Family and Friends
Here is some information about how to look after yourself, your finances, and your family.
How you can help someone with a gambling problem
Recovering from problem gambling isn't easy. It takes hard work and a lot of encouragement. Many people with gambling problems are able to turn their lives around because of support from people close to them. Find information to assist you to talk about gambling issues, and find practical ways to help.
Adapted from Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation , with permission.
Information about local services
Gamblers Help Tasmania provides counselling and other support for people affected by someone else's gambling.
Gamblers Help counsellors are located in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Burnie and other centres.
- Personal and family support
- Support groups
- Access to Self Exclusions through the Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme. This scheme provides a means for patrons to be excluded from nominated gaming activities and venues.
Other help providers are:
- Your GP
- Psychologists and counsellors in private practice
- Holyoake Tasmania - (03) 6224 1777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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