List of Places To Get Help For Problem Gambling
Are you looking for a list of websites that can give you advice about problem gambling? Then you have come to the right place!
The main idea of this resource page is to give those that want to find out more about problem gambling a comprehensive list of various gambling help institutions and websites where you can:
- read about others that have spoken out about their addiction to gambling
- talk to an expert in private via safe and secure online chats
- call someone about your issue
- search through web pages with problem gambling advice
- read FAQs about how to deal with a gambling problem
- take gambling addiction tests to assess your gambling habit
Is This Resource Guide for Those That Know They Have a Gambling Problem?
Yes. We know it can be difficult to recognize and then acknowledge the fact that you may have a gambling problem. It is even harder to help someone that has a gambling issue because the situation is out of your hands.
If you have come to the realization that you do have an issue with gambling, then first of all, well done for taking the first step toward recovery. In this guide, we are going to help you take the second step in your recovery process by introducing to you a list of places that you can reach out to and seek professional help.
Can This Resource Page Help Those Assess the Development of a Gambling Problem?
Absolutely. Maybe you are worried that you are developing the classic traits of a problem gambler, and you are looking for resources to help you assess your current gambling activities to see if you are gambling excessively. You will find many of the resources here have a problem gambling test in which you can assess and find out if you have developed a gambling addiction.
Can This Resource Page Help Those Looking to Help Others?
Yes. Maybe on this page on behalf of someone else. Maybe a loved one or a close friend. No matter which stage that person is at, whether it is denial, being secretive about their addiction, or admitting to having a gambling problem, this guide should serve as a stepping stone to help you help them.
Can I Find Resources & Help Specific to My Country?
Yes. Find the section related to your country. We cover Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, and Africa. Just find the continent related to where you live and then search for your country, where there will be a list of websites that can help you with problem gambling-related issues.
International Gambling Advice and Help Websites
These two websites are internationally recognized and contain a wealth of information related to problem gambling. You can seek advice, search FAQs, and take tests to see if you have developed a gambling problem.
- Gamblers Anonymous: http://gamblersanonymous.org/
- Gambling Therapy: https://www.gamblingtherapy.org/en
Continent and Country Specific Websites
Austria has a huge list of help centers across the country. Depending on the region you reside, there is a different website that can offer problem gambling assistance both online and locally.
- Spielsuchtberatung: www.spielsuchtberatung.at
- Spielsuchtambulanz: www.spielsuchtambulanz.at
- Wels: www.wels.gv.at
- Klagenfurt: www.klagenfurt.at (Spielsuchtberatung Landeshauptstadt Klagenfurt)
- Diakonie-delatour: www.diakonie-delatour.at (Krankenhaus de La Tour)
- Diakonie-delatour: www.diakonie-delatour.at (Spielsuchtambulanz de La Tour Villach)
Diakonie-delatour: www.diakonie-delatour.at (Spielsuchtberatung de La Tour Spittal)
- Salk: www.salk.at
- Bin-suchthilfe: www.bin-suchthilfe.tirol
- Fachstelle-gluecksspielsucht: www.fachstelle-gluecksspielsucht.at
- Suchtfragen: www.suchtfragen.at
- Suchtberatung-obersteiermark: www.suchtberatung-obersteiermark.at
- Mariaebene: www.mariaebene.at
- Saikov: saikov.by
- Gokhulp: gokhulp.be
- Drugsinfo-bg: www.drugsinfo-bg.org
- PBSVI: www.pbsvi.hr
- Stopzavislosti: stopzavislosti.cz
- Spillemyndigheden: www.spillemyndigheden.dk
- Hasartmängusõltuvus: www.15410.ee
- Peluuri: peluuri.fi
- Adictel: www.adictel.com
- Anonyme-Spieler: www.anonyme-spieler.org
- Oasis: oasis.org.gr
- Gamble Aware: www.gambleaware.ie
- Gruppo Abele: centrostudi.gruppoabele.org
- Responsible Gambling Foundation: rgf.org.mt
- Speles Briviba: www.spelesbriviba.lv
- Respublikinis Priklausomybės Ligų Centras: www.rplc.lt
- AGOG: www.agog.nl
- Uzaleznienia Behawioralne: www.uzaleznieniabehawioralne.pl
- Buma: www.vperemen.com
- Nehraj: www.nehraj.sk
- Zdravstveni Dom Osnovno Varstvo Nove Gorica: www.zd-go.si
- Fejar: fejar.org
- Stodlinjen: www.stodlinjen.se
- Careplay: www.careplay.ch
- GamCare: www.gamcare.org.uk
There are online resources, telephone numbers, and you can find treatment agencies that will be able to find a treatment center in your area of Canada.
- Problem Gambling Canada: www.problemgambling.ca
Find help by state using this website. There is a map, and you will be able to search for institutions in your state that will be able to help you.
- NCP Gambling: www.ncpgambling.org
Australia & New Zealand
Get self-help, assess your gambling, use the SMS support facility as well as live chat with online counseling. There are also some great recovery stories and a gambling calculator.
- Gambling Help Online: www.gamblinghelponline.org.au
Text in for a callback, talk to representatives online, visit the forum for gamblers, and make use of services that can find local gambling addiction centers.
- Gambling Help Line: www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz
- Amblercaritas: www.gamblercaritas.org.hk
- Vperemen www.vperemen.com
- NCPG: www.ncpg.org.sg
- KCGP: www.kcgp.or.kr