There's hope and help for problem gambling.
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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.
After 12 years of being a compulsive gambler and many attempts to quit, I made a call to Lutheran Social Services Gamblers Choice. At the age of... Continue
Nearly three years ago, I realized I had a problem. My gambling was out of control and I was spending money I didn’t have. For a long time,... Continue
When I initially started in GA, I had no idea where I was, wanted, felt or why I became the compulsive gambler. Many things in my life became... Continue
What my life was like: I spent as much time as I could at the casino, I did not care really about anything else. I took short cuts to try... Continue
Where were you before? Although it’s painful to remember where I was before I came back to GC/GA after my relapse, it’s important to use... Continue
I started gambling at an early age, my earliest memory is playing bingo at my 9th birthday party. At age 14, I won my first jackpot playing in... Continue
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... Continue
The way things were before: Finds me a busy wife and mother of 3. My growing up years were filled with loving parents and one sister. Both of my... Continue
By Michael Stein Angie has had lots of experience with addiction: Her father, former spouse and daughter have all dealt with some form of... Continue
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... Continue