Gambling

Family Services Association - Gambling picture1Gambling becomes a problem when a person’s behavior causes disruptions in any major area of life: psychological, physical, social or vocational. Problem gambling is a progressive addition that is generally characterized by an increasing preoccupation with gambling and a need to bet more money more frequently. Family Services Association - Gambling picture2The person will often experience a restlessness or irritability when attempting to stop and has a repeating pattern where the person is trying to “chase” their losses in spite of mounting, serious, negative consequences.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a problem with their gambling habits then please contact us.

To arrange for counselling, please call our Intake Counsellor at 902-420-1980 or 1-888-886-5552 (toll free) or email intake@fshalifax.com.

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