Here at Harmony Healing Center in Cherry Hill, NJ we understand how important it is to overcome gambling addiction. This type of addiction has ruined lives and taken everything from people.
For millions of people, the urge to gamble is a daily fight. They may even tell themselves they aren’t going back to the casino or buying that lottery ticket, but hours later may be doing just what they told themselves they wouldn’t.
If you have a gambling addiction, try to be easy on yourself. Sometimes, we are our own worst enemy. You aren’t alone in this fight. In fact, our Harmony Healing Center team wants to help you start overcoming this addiction today.
Types of Gambling Addiction
There are many different types of gambling addictions. Some people don’t think they have an addiction because they only buy lottery tickets or make a bet here and there. However, if your gambling causes you financial, relationship, professional or personal strain it could mean you have an addiction.
Some common types of gambling addiction include:
- Playing poker
- Sports betting
- Playing slot machines or blackjack
- Betting on horses
- Buying lottery tickets
- Making risky investments
- Playing roulette
If you have been doing any of these things and it interferes with your life in any way, we want to help you overcome the addiction.
Symptoms of Gambling Addiction
Unfortunately, there are many people who struggle with a gambling addiction. Oftentimes, gambling addiction and drug or alcohol addiction go hand-in-hand. People may drink while gambling or do drugs because they can’t handle the emotions of losing.
Some common symptoms of gambling addictions include:
- Continuing to gamble even though it causes strain in your life
- Gambling with higher stakes to get the exciting feeling back
- Trouble controlling habits related to gambling
- Gambling instead of taking care of other responsibilities
- Being secretive or lying about your gambling
- Gambling to deal with emotions
Do you relate to any of these symptoms? If so, you likely have a gambling addiction. However, our Harmony Healing Center team wants to help you. We have a treatment program specifically for overcoming gambling addictions.
Treatments for Gambling Addiction
If you do have a gambling addiction, there are many treatments available to help you overcome it. Some treatments we offer here at Harmony Healing Center include:
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Relapse prevention skills
- Education on dangers of gambling
- 12-step work and help with the steps
- Supportive environment
- Integrative and alternative treatments
If you have specific questions or even general questions about the various treatments we offer, please reach out to us today. Our team would be happy to give your more information about our treatment programs and services.
Get Gambling Addiction Treatment Today
Do you have a gambling addiction? If so, you don’t have to keep letting the addiction take over your life. Gambling doesn’t have to keep ruining your relationships, finances and other aspects of your life.
Contact us today to enroll in a gambling addiction treatment center at Harmony Healing Center.
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