Getting Help

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If you would like to talk to someone about your gambling or someone else’s gambling, you can use one of the following free and confidential Gamblers Help services to talk to a qualified gambling counsellor.

Online

Gambling Help Online is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can talk to a counsellor using chat or email, find information, get tips and tools for dealing with gambling issues or join a forum to talk with other people dealing with gambling issues.

Go to http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au.

Phone

Gamblers Helpline Tasmania is available is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can talk to a counsellor for crisis management, counselling, advice, information or a referral to in-person counselling.

Ring 1800 858 858 * Calls from landlines are free. Calls from mobile phones may be charged.

In Person

You can talk to someone face to face through Anglicare Tasmania. Services available include personal and family counselling, group counselling and support and arranging self-exclusions from gambling venues.

The links below will give you some options for getting more information about gambling and gambling support services.

Gambling Calculator

Ever wondered how much you are really spending on gambling? Try the Gambling Calculator at Gambling Help Online to see how much you might be losing.

Go to: Gambling Calculator

Risk Assessment

Are you worried that gambling might be too big a part of your life? Try filling out the Risk Assessment at Gambling Help Online to see where you sit on the gambling risk index.

Go to: Risk Assessment

Self Help Tools

Want to get yourself back on track? Try some of the tips for responsible gambling at Gambling Help Online or have a go at the self-help tools (anonymous login required).

Go to: http://gamblinghelponline.org.au/regaining-control/self-help/

Other help providers

If you would like to speak with someone else, you can contact your GP, a private psychologist or counsellor or another service providers such as Holyoake Tasmania on 03 6224 1777 or admin@holyoake.com.au.

Here’s our recent TV ad about the online help available for people concerned about their gambling.