Do you know the warning signs of problem gambling? Disruptive to the individual, family, social and work life, problem gambling can develop in anyone and does not discriminate against gender, age, social, ethnic or economic groups. Risks vary for each individual.
Do You Have A Gambling Problem?
These 10 questions have been developed to help individuals determine whether they have a gambling problem.
Have you been preoccupied with thoughts of gambling while doing other things?
Have you been restless or irritable when unable to gamble?
Have you hidden your gambling from family members?
Has gambling created conflict and unhappiness in your life?
Have you tried to stop gambling but have not been able to?
Have you gambled to obtain money to pay debts or solve other financial problems?
Have you needed someone else to bail you out of a gambling debt?
Have you ever borrowed money and not paid it back as a result of your gambling?
Have you been unable to pay bills due to gambling losses?
Have you ever thought you might have a gambling problem?
If you answered 'yes' to any of the questions, you may be at risk for developing a gambling problem. The more questions answered 'yes', the greater the likelihood you already have a gambling problem.