Are you a compulsive gambler?
Stanley R. Bier, Ph.D.
© Stanley R. Bier, Ph.D.
Links to Gambling Help
Gamblers Annonymous Missouri Web site: www.GamblersAnonymousksmo.org
National Council on Problem Gambling Web site: www.ncpgambling
National Hotline: 1‑800‑GAMBLER) for calls from outside of Missouri
Missouri Toll-Free Problem Gambler Help Line: 1‑888‑BETS OFF (1‑888‑238‑7633)
Missouri Alliance to Curb Problem Gambling: www.888betsoff.com
Tri-County Mental Health Services: www.tri-countymhs.org
Financial Help Directory includes both commercial and nnon-profit financial assistance resources.
Gambling Blogspot is defiitely worth a visit.
Additional information on gambling addiction is available at http://www.recovery.org/topics/gambling-addiction-recovery/ and http://www.rehabs.com/about/gambling-addiction-rehabs/.
Other linksFrety.NET - a web directory with homepage thumbnails
DrugRehab.com is an organization that provides information and answers for people fighting addiction.
Compulsive Gambling is defined as: A Progressive behavior disorder in which an individual has a psychologically uncontrollable preoccupation and urge to gamble. This results in excessive gambling, the outcome of which is the loss of time and money. The gambling reaches the point at which it compromises, disrupts or destroys the gamblers personal life, family relationships or vocational pursuit. These problems in turn lead to intensification of the gambling behavior. The cardinal features are emotional dependency on gambling, loss of control and interference with normal function.