Family and friends

Support, advice, counselling

Family and friends

If someone close to you is experiencing problems with gambling, we can help you with free information, advice and support.

For immediate help call Gambler's Help on 1800 858 858.

Being worried about someone's gambling can be overwhelming and isolating. It can affect trust, self-confidence and finances.

Whether you're a friend, partner, parent, child or family member, helping you is as important to us as helping the person you're concerned about.

We can provide a different perspective on the situation and help you explore your options and look after yourself.

How does gambling affect those around them?

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Family and friends

Read more about how we are putting families and friends at the forefront of our thinking in reducing harm caused by problem gambling.

Read the paper (PDF - 630 KB)