There's hope and help for problem gambling.

Success Stories

The good news about gambling addiction is that treatment is effective, and recovery is real and attainable. North Dakotans who have struggled with problem gambling have found hope, and ultimately success. Here are a few such success stories.

Jennifer and Lucky’s Story

A Journey of Success and New Friendships As a mother of four with a husband on the road, Jennifer was left to take care of their children and...

Steve’s Story

Lisa, it's this time of year we all truly appreciate what we have and what we are grateful for. I look back to July 2005, when my life was a...

Angie’s Story

By Michael Stein Angie has had lots of experience with addiction: Her father, former spouse and daughter have all dealt with some form of...

Andy’s Story

By Michael Stein  This starts out as a pretty typical story. Andy is a young quiet man who started gambling in his late teens. He tried a few...

Matt's Success Story

Matt’s Story

I am 23 years old and never thought I would end up in the situation I’m about to describe. I play online poker which I always believed was...

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Emily’s Story

After a half century of addictions, Emily finally gets the help she needs Emily was just five years old when the abuse began. She remembers it...

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Dave’s Story

It was a fight against kings and queens.  A battle Dave and Karen won with the help of a mysterious stranger and the Gamblers Choice counselors...

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Curt’s Story

Gambling as a form of medication When Curt talks about his past addiction to gambling, he recalls how any anxiety or pain he was suffering at...