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Episode 3 – Getting Help

If you’re thinking of making some changes to your gambling it can be hard to know where to start. This episode looks at what type of help is available from professional services, how it works, what it’s like and how it can help. Ben shares his story of making a frightening leap into counselling and […]

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Episode 4 – Getting More Help

Professional help isn’t for everyone. This episode looks at ways to help yourself and we hear from Dr Sophie Vasiliadis who has researched the different ways people help themselves out of a gambling problem. We speak with Kate, who experienced a crippling pokies addiction and eventually stopped using peer support and her own ideas and […]

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Episode 5 – The Pokies

Perhaps the pokies are starting to feature a bit too much in your life or perhaps they are already out of control? This episode explores the addictive nature of poker machines with Dr Charles Livingstone and we hear from Sarah who suddenly found herself entranced in the pokies venue and Cathie who finally worked out […]

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Episode 9 – Affected others

For every person who is experiencing problem gambling there are an estimated 7 others who are also impacted by this gambling harm. It can be a life filled with anxiety, chaos and endlessly wondering what to do. We talk to Allison whose mother developed a damaging pokies addiction when she was a child and Chandana […]