Awareness and prevention
Your client has found all the things they need to do to change their behaviour and started to put this into practice.
Working with the maintaining client.
If your client is in the maintenance stage, they are actively working on their changed behaviours. At this stage, it is important that you support your client to maintain the changes they have made:
However it is also helpful to warn your client that lapses into gambling are normal and have a plan to deal with this if it happens.
During the maintenance stage, Gambler's Help can offer your client a range of services including:
Gamblers Help can also provide you with the following services:
"I know I have a problem and need to change. I will do something about it, one day"
"Yes I have a problem and I need to do something to change - now"
"I am doing something to change my behaviour now"
"I have started gambling again"