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.

Andi’s Story

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,...

Mike’s Story

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...

Susan’s Story

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...

Kirby’s Story

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...

Savannah’s Story

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...

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...

Ruth’s Story

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...

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...