Self-help guide

This manual lets you work through understanding and getting control of your gambling in your own way and at your own pace. Using it you can do a self-assessment, and then set goals. It includes exercises to help you achieve and maintain your goals.

Download the guide

Help yourself: a self-help guide to overcoming gambling problems (PDF - 1586.5 KB)

Further assistance

If at any time you feel you need more support, there are many ways to get help

Visit our help yourself page to see the services available ranging from information and tips to managing your gambling through to professional counselling services.

You can call the Gambler's Helpline on 1800 858 858, set up face-to-face gambling or financial counselling through a Gambler's Help agency throughout the state, get online support from, take the 100 Day Challenge at

There are also peer support networks, a hotline for youth and support for family and friends. For information about all the ways to get help, go to

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This information should not replace or be considered as an alternative to professional advice. If you need help, please call Gambler's Help on 1800 858 858. This service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is free and confidential.