Many ways to get help

If you are experiencing problems with gambling, or someone close to you has a problem, help is available.

Gambling affects people from all walks of life and in different ways, that's why we offer many ways to get support.

We help people with gambling problems as well as those close to them who are affected by their gambling.

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You can call Gambler's Help 24 hours a day, seven days a week for free, confidential information, advice and counselling. Call 1800 858 858. Find out how to contact us if you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment.

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Email or chat live with a counsellor 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit

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You can meet a counsellor in your local area with nearly 100 Gambler's Help locations across Victoria.

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Self-help tools can help you build confidence and work through your issues in your own time, at your own pace.

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Get help with your finances. Call your local Gambler's Help service or call 1800 858 858.

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We can help you find support from other people who have faced the same problems either in a group or one on one. Call 1800 858 858.

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Are you under 25? Call our dedicated Gambler's Help Youthline on 1800 262 376.

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Concerned about someone close to you? We offer free, confidential information, advice and support for friends and family. Or you can attend counselling with your partner or family. Call 1800 858 858.

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