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Recovery Path-Help Is Available

Post by Administrator » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:02 am

Compulsive gamblers and their loved ones are often dealing with a myriad of problems. The first thing that comes to mind is financial issues when thinking about gambling addiction. Of course, financial issues can be a significant hurdle for some to take on but there are also many other problems that are present that need to be faced and dealt with. There is conflict in the family which can range from arguing to physical and verbal abuse. There is emotional detachment which can affect the core of the family, ruin friendships, and end up costing gamblers and loved ones career or educational opportunities. The emotional strain that a gambling addiction can take on all involved parties can lead to severe anxiety, deep depression and even suicidal ideations or attempts. Whether gambling was used as an escape from these issues or if they arose due to the compulsion, it is important for gamblers and loved ones to understand that professional help is available and often needed. The FCCG has a network of treatment providers that are certified in gambling addiction and have experience and training in assisting gamblers and their families overcome these negative consequences. Further the FCCG can assist those affected regardless of their ability to pay for one on one counseling.

The FCCG is here to help! If you or someone you know has a problem, call the 24 hour, bilingual, confidential 1-888-ADMIT-IT HelpLine for referrals.

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