Is Gambling becoming a problem for you or someone in your life?
Here are a few signs of Problem Gambling:
Lying about how much time or money has been spent gambling
Borrowing or selling things to get money for gambling
Skipping work, school or family events to gamble
Gambling due to depression, being bored, or stressed
Gambling more to get the same excited feeling
Arguing with family about money and gambling
Hiding bills, winnings, or losses from family
“Chasing” the losses
Being preoccupied with gambling
Is gambling affecting your life?
If someone’s gambling problem has affected you, it is important for you to take care of yourself. Even if the person who has the problem is not yet ready or willing to get help, it may still be beneficial for you to talk to someone. You are not alone. There is help, there is hope, and there is a way to get your life back on track.
For family members or significant others who have been affected by someone’s gambling problem, please call Zepf Center at 419-841-7701 ext6058. All services regarding problem gambling are free and confidential for family or significant others. Individual or family counseling is available.
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?
To talk to someone about your gambling choices...
All services regarding gambling are free and confidential.
Call the Zepf Center at 419-841-7701 x6058 Email Us at Marilyn@zepfcenter.org