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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 whose husband began gambling heavily when they moved to Australia. We also talk to Sophia Alexandra, a GH Counsellor who explains why it’s important to get help for yourself. 

*All our interviews are based on the experiences and opinions of the individuals interviewed and may contain some course language. Our stories are real stories and we hope they inspire hope and change. However, if you feel distressed by anything you hear please see the ‘Getting Help’ section for services that can help.