Toledo Gambling Quiz

Toledo Gambling Quiz

Self Assessment of problem gambling risks.

Please answer the following YES or NO questions.

Have there ever been periods of two weeks or longer when you spent a lot of time thinking about gambling, including thinking about ways of getting money to gamble with?
 Yes  No
 
Have you needed to gamble with more money or with larger bets than before, in order to get the same feeling of excitement?
 Yes  No
 
Have you ever felt restless or irritable when trying to stop, cut down, or control your gambling?
 Yes  No
 
Have you tried and not succeeded in stopping, cutting down, or controlling your gambling?
 Yes  No
 
Have you ever gambled to escape from personal problems, or to relieve uncomfortable feelings such as guilt, anxiety, helplessness, or depression?
 Yes  No
 
Have you ever lost money gambling one day and returned another day to get even?
 Yes  No
 
Have you ever lied to family members, friends, or others about how much you gamble, and/or about how much money you lost on gambling?
 Yes  No
 
Have you ever written a bad check or taken money that didn't belong to you from family members, friends, or anyone else in order to pay for your gambling?
 Yes  No
 
Has your gambling ever caused serious problems in your relationships, at work or at school?
 Yes  No
 
Have you ever needed to borrow money to get bailed out of a desparate money situation that was caused by your gambling?
 Yes  No
 
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If you've answered "yes" to one or more of these questions, you may have a gambling problem. To talk to someone about your gambling choice, please enter your name and email, or call the Zepf Center at 419-841-7701 x6058.

Have you ever...

Lied about how much time or money has been spent gambling? Borrowed or sold things to get money for gambling? Skipped work, school or family events to gamble? Gambled due to depression, being bored, or stressed? Gambled more to get the same excited feeling? Argued with family about money and gambling? Hid bills, winnings, or losses from family? “Chased” the losses? Been preoccupied with gambling?