Gambling Help Counselling Services
Are you, or is someone you know, experiencing problems with gambling?
If you are worried, consider these questions…
Do you gamble to escape problems or distressing feelings?
Do you sometimes go back another day to try to win back the money you lost?
Do you wonder if you have a gambling problem?
Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Gambling Help Counselling Service offer a professional, supportive and safe counselling environment. Our multidisciplinary team of qualified and experienced psychologists, personal counsellors and financial counsellors are skilled in the problem gambling area.
Within service referrals are available between our Personal Counselling Service and our Financial Counselling Service and there is no waiting list.
Family members and friends of problem gamblers can also access the free counselling services for any problem related to gambling. Accessing the service might help you manage your own problems arising out of someone else’s gambling or help you to help a problem gambler seek their own assistance. More about Problem Gambling
Our services are available Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Early morning and after hours appointments are also available.
Click on the image to the right to view a helpful video which explains what happens when someone seeks help by way of one-on-one Gambling Help counselling or participation in a Gambling Help support group.
What you can do
To make an appointment or an enquiry, call Jeanette Svehla on (02) 9498 8805 or email us. All enquiries are confidential. You can also assess your risk for problem gambling at www.gamblinghelponline.org.au
For urgent assistance outside office hours, call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858, access their website www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au or call a Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter on 13 11 14, anytime.
The Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Gambling Help Service is funded by the Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF) to provide a FREE, confidential face-to-face counselling service at its Gordon centre.
Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury also runs a Gambling Help Support Group twice a year. If you would like more information about the support group, please click here.